One new case of COVID-19 reported Monday in Peterborough, for a total of 3 active cases

Reports unavailable for Ontario and for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Prince Edward and Hastings counties due to Labour Day holiday

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 the greater Kawarthas region as well as in Ontario.

Today, Peterborough has reported one new case of COVID-19, for a total of 106 cases since the pandemic began, and three active cases.

Reports for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, Haliburton, and Prince Edward and Hastings counties are not available because of the Labour Day holiday. Likewise, a report of new cases data for the entire province are unavailable because of the Labour Day holiday.

Yesterday, Ontario reported 158 new cases, with the majority of the new cases in Toronto (49), Peel (44), Ottawa (21), York (16), and Simcoe (6). The remaining 29 public health units reported five or fewer cases, with 20 of them reporting no new cases.

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Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 106 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (101 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, as of September 6 there have been 43,161 confirmed cases, an increase of 158 from September 5th’s report, with 38,958 (90.3 of all cases) resolved, an increase of 111. There have been 2,813 deaths, a increase of 2 from September 5, with 1,817 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change). A total of 3,126,408 tests have been completed, an increase of 28,955, with 17,698 tests under investigation, a decrease of 5,659.

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: 106 (increase of 1)
Active cases: 3 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 101 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 25,650 (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 September 4.

Confirmed positive: 229, including 180 in Kawartha Lakes, 34 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (no change)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
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: 6, including 3 in Kawartha Lakes and 3 in Northumberland (no change)
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 September 4.

Confirmed positive: 49 (no change, last case reported on August 25)
Active cases: 4 (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: 40 (no change)
Total tests completed: 23,411 (no change)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Ontario did not provide a report for September 7 because of the Labour Day holiday. These numbers are from September 6.

Confirmed positive: 43,161 (increase of 158)
Resolved: 38,958 (increase of 111, 90.3% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 52 (decrease of 6)*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 15 (increase of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 9 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2,813 (increase of 2)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,817 (no change)
Total tests completed: 3,126,408 (increase of 28,955)
Tests under investigation: 17,698 (decrease of 5,659)

*Around 30 hospitals did not submit data for this update, so the number of cases may be under-reported.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from August 6 - September 5, 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 6 – September 5, 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 6 - September 5, 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 6 – September 5, 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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