3 new COVID-19 cases in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Northumberland

No new cases to report in Kawartha Lakes, 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 the greater Kawarthas region and Ontario.

Today, there are 3 new COVID-19 cases to report in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Northumberland. There are no new cases in Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, or Prince Edward and Hastings counties.

There are 4 active cases in Peterborough, 3 active cases in Northumberland, and 5 active cases in Prince Edward and Hastings counties. An additional 2 cases have been resolved in Kawartha Lakes, leaving no active cases there, and there are no active cases in Haliburton.

Ontario has reported 313 new COVID-19 cases today, the largest daily increase since June 6th, when 415 new cases were reported. The majority of the new cases are in Toronto (112), Peel (71), Ottawa (60) York (13), Durham (9), Halton (7), Waterloo (7), Middlesex-London (6), Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (6), and Simoe Muskoka (6).

The remaining 25 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 15 reporting no new cases. Almost 70% of the new cases across Ontario are among people under the age of 40.

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Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 109 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (103 resolved with 2 deaths), 179 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (160 resolved with 32 deaths), 37 in Northumberland County (33 resolved with 1 death), 15 in Haliburton County (15 resolved with no deaths), and 52 in Hastings County and Prince Edward County (42 resolved with 5 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Northumberland on September 8.

Province-wide, there have been 44,817 confirmed cases, an increase of 313 from yesterday, with 39,974 (89.2% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 133. There have been 2,816 deaths, an increase of 1 from yesterday, with 1,818 deaths reported in long-term care homes (no change from yesterday). A total of 3,342,138 tests have been completed, an increase of 29,540 from yesterday, with 19,260 tests under investigation, a decrease of 7,505 from yesterday.

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: 109 (increase of 3)
Active cases: 4 (increase of 3)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 103 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 26,300 (increase of 60)
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: 231, including 179 in Kawartha Lakes, 37 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 2, in Northumberland)
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 15 (no change)
Deaths: 33 (no change)
Resolved: 208, including 160 in Kawartha Lakes, 33 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 1, in Kawartha Lakes)
Active cases: 3 (decrease of 2 in Kawartha Lakes, increase of 1 in Northumberland)
Institutional outbreaks: None (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: 52 (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: 42 (no change)
Total tests completed: 25,893 (no change)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 44,817 (increase of 313)
Resolved: 39,974 (increase of 133, 89.2% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 47 (increase of 8)*
Hospitalized and in ICU: 17 (increase of 3)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 8 (decrease of 1)
Deaths: 2,816 (increase of 1)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,818 (no change)
Total tests completed: 3,342,138 (increase of 29,540)
Tests under investigation: 19,260 (decrease of 7,505)

*Around 35 hospitals did not submit data to the daily bed census for September 12. The number of hospitalized patients may increase when reporting compliance increases.

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from August 14 - September 13, 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 14 – September 13, 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 14 - September 13, 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 14 – September 13, 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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