92 new COVID-19 cases in Ontario, no new cases in greater Kawarthas region

Two additional cases resolved in Haliburton, one additional case resolved in Prince Edward and Hastings counties

The drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough for residents without symptoms has been running since May 27, 2020. (Photo: Peterborough Paramedics / Twitter)
The drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough for residents without symptoms has been running since May 27, 2020. (Photo: Peterborough Paramedics / Twitter)

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

Ontario is reporting 92 new cases of COVID-19, which includes cases from Toronto Public Health omitted from yesterday’s data. Ontario has had fewer than 100 new daily cases on each of the past 12 days, except for one day. The number of hospitalized patients and patients in ICU also continues to decline, and the number of patients on ventilators has fallen under 10 for the first time since the peak of the pandemic.

In the greater Kawarthas region, there are no new cases to report in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, or Prince Edward and Hastings counties. Two additional cases in Haliburton are now resolved, as is one additional case in Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 100 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (97 resolved with 2 deaths), 177 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (156 resolved with 32 deaths), 26 in Northumberland County (26 resolved with no deaths), 15 in Haliburton County (14 resolved with no deaths), and 44 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County (39 resolved with 5 deaths). The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Province-wide, there have been 40,459 confirmed cases, an increase of 92 from yesterday’s report, with 36,772 (90.9% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 83. There have been 2,788 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,800 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 2,528,403 tests have been completed, an increase of 30,137 from yesterday, with 35,426 tests under investigation, an increase of 6,337.

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: 100 (no change)
Active cases: 1 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 97 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 23,000 (increase of 100)
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: 218, including 177 in Kawartha Lakes, 26 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (no change)
Probable cases: 0 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 14 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 196, including 156 in Kawartha Lakes, 26 in Northumberland, 14 in Haliburton (increase of 2, in Haliburton)
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: 39 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: 19,479 (no change)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 40,459 (increase of 92)
Resolved: 36,772 (increase of 83, 90.9% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 41 (decrease of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 17 (decrease of 3)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 9 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2,788 (increase of 1)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,800 (no change)
Total tests completed: 2,528,403 (increase of 30,137)
Tests under investigation: 35,426 (increase of 6,337)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 14 - August 13, 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 14 – August 13, 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 14 - August 13, 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 14 – August 13, 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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