Two new COVID-19 cases in Northumberland and one new case in Prince Edward and Hastings counties

Ontario reports 99 new cases, no new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, or Haliburton

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.

Ontario is reporting 99 new cases of COVID-19, the majority in Toronto (26), Peel (25), and Ottawa (19). Of the province’s 34 public health units, 29 are reporting five or fewer cases with 21 reporting no new cases at all.

In the greater Kawarthas region, there are two new cases to report in Northumberland and one new case to report in Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

There are no new cases to report in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, or Haliburton.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 101 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (97 resolved with 2 deaths), 177 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (156 resolved with 32 deaths), 28 in Northumberland County (26 resolved with no deaths), 15 in Haliburton County (14 resolved with no deaths), and 45 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 40,565 confirmed cases, an increase of 106 from yesterday’s report, with 36,873 (90.9% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 101. There have been 2,789 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,800 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 2,558,839 tests have been completed, an increase of 30,436 from yesterday, with 33,852 tests under investigation, a decrease of 1,574.

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: 101 (no change)
Active cases: 2 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 97 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 23,150 (no change)
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: 220, including 177 in Kawartha Lakes, 28 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 2, in Northumberland )
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 (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: 45 (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: 39 (no change)
Total tests completed: 20,545 (increase of 1,066)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 40,745 (increase of 99)
Resolved: 37,036 (increase of 83, 90.9% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 32 (decrease of 5)*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 16 (increase of 2)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 10 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2,789 (no change)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,800 (no change)
Total tests completed: 2,608,219 (increase of 25,567)
Tests under investigation: 15,076 (decrease of 10,771)

*Around 35 hospitals did not submit data to the daily bed census for August 15. The number of hospitalized patients may increase when reporting compliance increases.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 17 - August 16, 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 17 – August 16, 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 17 - August 16, 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 17 – August 16, 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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