Ontario reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, outbreak declared at Campbellford retirement facility

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

An outbreak has been declared at Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge in Northumberland County after a symptomatic resident tested positive for COVID-19. The resident has been admitted to the adjacent Campbellford Memorial Hospital and is now in isolation. (Photo: Google Maps)
An outbreak has been declared at Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge in Northumberland County after a symptomatic resident tested positive for COVID-19. The resident has been admitted to the adjacent Campbellford Memorial Hospital and is now in isolation. (Photo: Google Maps)

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

After reporting 118 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, Ontario is reporting another 122 new cases today. As has been the trend, most of the new cases are in Toronto (32), Peel (27), and Ottawa (17), with a new spike in York (15) and in Simcoe Muskoka (6). The remaining 29 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 17 reporting no new cases. Over the past two days, almost half of the new cases have been among people ages 20-39, with over 20 per cent of the cases among people 19 or younger.

There has also been a sudden increase in hospitalizations, with 13 new hospitalizations reported today, which is the first double-digit daily increase since July. There is also an increase of deaths, with 7 deaths reported in long-term care homes — the largest one-day increase since July 17.

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In the greater Kawarthas region, an outbreak has been declared at Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge in Northumberland County after one symptomatic resident tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has been admitted to Campbellford Memorial Hospital, which is adjacent to the retirement facility, and is isolated. The health unit is continuing to work with staff from the facility and hospital to conduct case and contact tracing.

There are no new cases to report today in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, or Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 103 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (98 resolved with 2 deaths), 177 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (158 resolved with 32 deaths), 32 in Northumberland County (31 resolved with no deaths), 15 in Haliburton County (15 resolved with no deaths), and 49 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 41,935 confirmed cases, an increase of 122 from yesterday’s report, with 38,023 (90.7% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 83 from yesterday. There have been 2,809 deaths, an increase of 6 from yesterday, with 1,814 deaths reported in long-term care homes, an increase of 7. A total of 2,884,169 tests have been completed, an increase of 31,823 from yesterday, with 30,512 tests under investigation, an increase of 4,333.

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: 103 (no change)
Active cases: 3 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 98 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 24,500 (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: 224, including 177 in Kawartha Lakes, 32 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Northumberland)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 15 (increase of 1)*
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 204, including 158 in Kawartha Lakes, 31 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (no change)
Institutional outbreaks: Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge (increase of 1)*

*An outbreak was declared August 26 after one symptomatic resident tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has been admitted to Campbellford Memorial Hospital, which is adjacent to the retirement facility, and is isolated. The health unit is continuing to work with staff from the facility and hospital to conduct case and contact tracing.

 

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: 49 (no change)
Active cases: 5 ((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 (no change)
Total tests completed: 22,145 (increase of 623)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 41,935 (increase of 122)
Resolved: 38,023 (increase of 83, 90.7% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 61 (increase of 13)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 18 (no change)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 12 (increase of 2)
Deaths: 2,809 (increase of 6)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,814 (increase of 7)
Total tests completed: 2,884,169 (increase of 31,823)
Tests under investigation: 30,512 (increase of 4,333)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 28 - August 27, 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 28 – August 27, 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 28 - August 27, 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 28 – August 27, 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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