Third straight day of fewer than 100 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario, one new case in Haliburton

No new cases to report in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, or Hastings and Prince Edward counties

A COVID-19 test being conducted in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

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

For the third day in a row, Ontario is reporting fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19, with 86 new cases reported for August 4, 91 for August 3, and 88 for August 2. Ninety per cent of all cases in Ontario are now resolved. Hospitalizations also continue to decline, with 66 people currently receiving medical care in hospital as a result of COVID-19.

In the greater Kawarthas region, one new case has been reported in Haliburton, with one new hospitalization, also in Haliburton. There are no new cases to report today in the Peterborough area, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, or Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 99 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (94 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), 14 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 39,714 confirmed cases, an increase of 86 from yesterday’s report, with 35,747 cases (90% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 146. There have been 2,782 deaths (no change from yesterday), with 1,798 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 2,295,116 tests have been completed, an increase of 17,229 from yesterday, with 16,407 tests under investigation, a decrease of 7,122.

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: 3 (decrease of of 1)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 94 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: Over 21,700 (increase of 50)
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.

Confirmed positive: 215, including 176 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 14 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Haliburton)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations: 15 (increase of 1, in Haliburton)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 193, including 156 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 12 in Haliburton (no change)
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..

Confirmed positive: 44 (no change)
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: 18,031 (increase of 456)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 39,714 (increase of 86)
Resolved: 35,747 (increase of 146, 90% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 66 (decrease of 12)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 28 (increase of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 15 (no change)
Deaths: 2,782 (no change)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,798 (no change)
Total tests completed: 2,295,116 (increase of 17,229)
Tests under investigation: 16,407 (increase of 7,122)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 5 - August 4, 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 5 – August 4, 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 5 - August 4, 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 5 – August 4, 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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