Fourth new COVID-19 case in Peterborough area in last four days, 116 new cases in Ontario

Reports unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings and Prince Edward counties

Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)
Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)

Here is an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as the greater Kawarthas region.

Ontario is reporting 116 new cases, with Peterborough Public Health reporting its fourth new case since July 30. There are now four active cases in the Peterborough area.

Reports for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Hastings and Prince Edward counties are not issued on weekends.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 99 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (95 resolved with 2 deaths), 176 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (156 resolved with 32 deaths), 25 in Northumberland County (25 resolved with no deaths), 13 in Haliburton County (12 resolved with no deaths), and 44 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County (38 resolved with 5 deaths). The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Province-wide, there have been 39,449 confirmed cases, an increase of 116 from yesterday’s report, with 35,359 cases (89.6% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 122. There have been 2,778 deaths, an increase of 1, with 1,797 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 2,235,697 tests have been completed, an increase of 30,443 from yesterday, with 17,839 tests under investigation, a decrease of 9,145.

This report is based on data supplied by the province’s integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS), as well as any additional information supplied by health units. This information is at least 24 hours old, so it is not real-time data. Note that each health unit reports the information in a different way.

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Peterborough Public Health

Peterborough Public Health’s service area is the City and County of Peterborough and the Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations.

Confirmed positive: 99 (increase of 1)
Active cases: 4 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 93 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 21,600 (increase of 350)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

 

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s service area is the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Haliburton County.

The health unit provides reports on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers are from July 31.

Confirmed positive: 214, including 176 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 13 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Kawartha Lakes)
Probable cases: 0 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalizations: 14 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 193, including 156 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 12 in Haliburton (increase of 3, 2 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

 

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s service area is Hastings County (including Bancroft) and Prince Edward County.

The health unit provides reports on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers are from July 31.

Confirmed positive: 44 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 5 (no change)
Hospitalized: 0 (no change)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 0 (no change)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 0 (no change)
Recovered: 38 (no change)
Total tests completed: 17,575 (increase of 122)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 39,449 (increase of 116)
Resolved: 35,359 (increase of 122, 89.6% of all cases are resolved)
Hospitalized: 72 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 26 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 14 (increase of 2)
Deaths: 2,778 (increase of 1)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,797 (no change, 64.7% of all deaths)
Total tests completed 2,235,697 (increase of 30,443)
Tests under investigation: 17,839 (decrease of 9,145)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 2 - August 1, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 2 – August 1, 2020. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 tests completed in Ontario from July 2 - August 10, 2020. The red line is the number of tests completed daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of tests completed. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 tests completed in Ontario from July 2 – August 10, 2020. The red line is the number of tests completed daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day moving average of tests completed. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)

 

For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.

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