Ontario reports 114 new COVID-19 cases, including 1 in Peterborough and 2 in Kawartha Lakes

No new cases to report in Northumberland, Haliburton, or Prince Edward and Hastings 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.

Today, Ontario is reporting 114 new cases of COVID-19, the 11th straight day of increases over 100. The majority of the new cases are in Toronto (41), Ottawa (21), Peel (16), and York (12). The remaining 30 of Ontario’s public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 reporting no new cases at all.

In the greater Kawarthas region, there is one new case to report in Peterborough (reported on August 30) and two new cases today in Kawartha Lakes. There are no new cases to report in Northumberland, Haliburton, or Prince Edward or Hastings counties. There are 2 active cases in Peterborough, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, 1 in Northumberland, and 5 in Prince Edward or Hastings counties.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 104 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (100 resolved with 2 deaths), 179 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 42,309 confirmed cases, an increase of 114 from yesterday’s report, with 38,277 (90.5% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 73 from yesterday. There have been 2,811 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,815 deaths reported in long-term care homes (an increase of 1). A total of 2,966,343 tests have been completed, an increase of 25,098 from yesterday, with 13,542 tests under investigation, a decrease of 10,338.

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: 104 (increase of 1)*
Active cases: 2 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 100 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 24,850 (increase of 50)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

*This new case was reported on August 30.

 

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: 226, including 179 in Kawartha Lakes, 32 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 2, in Kawartha Lakes)
Probable cases: 1 (increase of 1)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 15 (no change)
Deaths: 32 (no change)
Resolved: 204, including 158 in Kawartha Lakes, 31 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (no change)
Active cases: 3, including 2 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland
Institutional outbreaks: Campbellford Memorial Multicare Lodge (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: 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: 22,768 (increase of 623)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 42,083 (increase of 148)
Resolved: 38,126 (increase of 103, 90.6% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 51 (decrease of 10)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 17 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 5 (increase of 7)
Deaths: 2,809 (no change)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,814 (no change)
Total tests completed: 2,916,275 (increase of 32,106)
Tests under investigation: 29,491 (decrease of 1,021)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from July 31 - August 30, 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 31 – August 30, 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 31 - August 30, 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 31 – August 30, 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.