Ontario reports 112 new COVID-19 cases, including 1 in Peterborough

Updates unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, 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 112 new cases of COVID-19, the 12th straight day of increases over 100. The majority of the new cases are in Peel (28), Toronto (26), York (12), Windsor (11), Ottawa (8), Hamilton (6), and Halton (6). The remaining 27 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 of them reporting no new cases.

In the greater Kawarthas region, there is one new case to report in Peterborough, for a total of 3 active cases. Reports are unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, or Prince Edward or Hastings counties.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 105 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 42,421 confirmed cases, an increase of 112 from yesterday’s report, with 38,369 (90.4% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 92 from yesterday. There have been 2,812 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,815 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 2,989,888 tests have been completed, an increase of 23,545 from yesterday, with 15,748 tests under investigation, an increase of 2,206.

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: 105 (increase of 1)
Active cases: 3 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 100 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 24,900 (increase of 50)
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. These numbers are from August 31.

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 (increase of 1)
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. These numbers are from August 31.

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: 42,421 (increase of 112)
Resolved: 38,369 (increase of 92, 90.4% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 65 (decrease of 16)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 17 (decrease of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 5 (decrease of 3)
Deaths: 2,812 (increase of 1)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,815 (no change)
Total tests completed: 2,989,888 (increase of 23,545)
Tests under investigation: 15,748 (increase of 2,206)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from August 1 - 31, 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 August 1 – 31, 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 August 1 - 31, 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 August 1 – 31, 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.