Ontario reports 133 new COVID-19 cases, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland

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

Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)
Public health nurse Simone Jackson wearing personal protective equipment as she prepares to open a swab to test a patient for COVID-19 in Peterborough Public Health's clinic. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Public Health)

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

Today, Ontario is reporting 133 new cases of COVID-19. However, with 137 more cases resolved, there is a net decrease today in the number of active cases. Most of the new cases are in Toronto (43), Peel (34), York (15), Ottawa (12), and Durham (6). The remaining 29 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases at all.

Almost two-thirds of the new cases are among people 39 years old and younger, with 15% of cases under the age of 20. The province has now processed more than 3 million tests, and continues to lead the country in daily testing.

In the greater Kawarthas region, there is 1 new case in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland, for a total of 5 active cases. There are no new cases to report in Peterborough, Prince Edward and Hastings counties, or Haliburton. There are currently 3 active cases in Peterborough and 4 active cases in Prince Edward and Hastings counties. There are no active cases in Haliburton.

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Since the pandemic began, there have been 105 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (100 resolved with 2 deaths), 180 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (158 resolved with 32 deaths), 34 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 (40 resolved with 5 deaths). The most recent death was reported on May 7 by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Province-wide, there have been 42,554 confirmed cases, an increase of 133 from yesterday’s report, with 38,506 (90.5% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 137 from yesterday. There have been 2,812 deaths, no change from yesterday, with 1,816 deaths reported in long-term care homes, a increase of 1. A total of 3,013,892 tests have been completed, an increase of 24,004 from yesterday, with 18,273 tests under investigation, an increase of 2,525.

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 (no change)
Active cases: 3 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 100 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 25,000 (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: 229, including 180 in Kawartha Lakes, 34 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 2, 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland)
Probable cases: 0 (decrease 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: 5, including 3 in Kawartha Lakes and 2 in Northumberland (increase of 2)
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: 4 (decrease 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: 40 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: 23,411 (increase of 643)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 42,554 (increase of 133)
Resolved: 38,506 (increase of 137, 90.5% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 60 (decrease of 5)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 13 (decrease of 4)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 9 (increase of 4)
Deaths: 2,812 (no change)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,816 (increase of 1)
Total tests completed: 3,013,892 (increase of 24,004)
Tests under investigation: 18,273 (increase of 2,525)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from August 2 - September 1, 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 2 – September 1, 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 2 - September 1, 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 2 – September 1, 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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