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

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

A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

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

For the fifth day in a row, Ontario is reporting fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19, with 88 new cases reported today. A decline in active cases continues, with 118 more cases resolved. Hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and patients on ventilators have also all declined. Of Ontario’s 34 public health units, 27 reported five or fewer cases, with 18 reporting no new cases at all.

In the greater Kawarthas region, one new case has been reported in Northumberland. There are no new cases to report today in the Peterborough area, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, 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), 26 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 39,897 confirmed cases, an increase of 88 from yesterday’s report, with 36,024 cases (90.3% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 118. There have been 2,783 deaths (no change from yesterday), with 1,799 deaths reported in long-term care homes, an increase of 1. A total of 2,346,433 tests have been completed, an increase of 25,136 from yesterday, with 25,077 tests under investigation, an increase of 5,785.

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 (no change)
Active cases: 3 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 94 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 22,150 (increase of 150)
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: 216, including 176 in Kawartha Lakes, 26 in Northumberland, 14 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Northumberland)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations: 14 (decrease of 1)*
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 193, including 156 in Kawartha Lakes, 25 in Northumberland, 12 in Haliburton (no change)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

*One case has been removed, as the case was not hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment

 

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: 18,633 (increase of 602)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 39,897 (increase of 88)
Resolved: 36,024 (increase of 118, 90.3% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 66 (decrease of 5)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 28 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 12 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2,783 (no change)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,799 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: 2,346,433 (increase of 25,136)
Tests under investigation: 25,077 (increase of 5,785)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 7 - August 6, 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 7 – August 6, 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 7 - August 6, 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 7 – August 6, 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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