Ontario reports 315 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 in Northumberland

No new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Prince Edward and Hastings counties

A laboratory worker completes a COVID-19 test

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

Today, Ontario is reporting 315 new COVID-19 cases. Most of the cases are in Toronto (77), Ottawa (61), Peel (54), York (37), and Durham (24), with smaller increases in Windsor-Essex (10), Halton (8), Waterloo (8), and Simcoe Muskoka (6). The remaining 25 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 12 reporting no new cases. Of the new cases, 64% are people under the age of 40.

There have also been 2 new deaths, both in long-term care homes. Hospitalizations have declined slightly. There are 12 new cases identified in Ontario schools (6 students, 4 staff, and 2 unidentified) and 2 new staff cases in licensed child care settings. None of the cases are local.

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In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 3 new cases to report in Northumberland. There are no new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, or Prince Edward and Hastings counties. There are currently 5 active cases in Peterborough, 5 in Northumberland, and 5 in Prince Edward and Hastings counties. There are no active cases in Kawartha Lakes or Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 110 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (103 resolved with 2 deaths), 178 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (159 resolved with 32 deaths), 40 in Northumberland County (34 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 45,383 confirmed cases, an increase of 315 from yesterday, with 40,091 (88.7% of all cases) resolved, an increase of 154. There have been 2,822 deaths, an increase of 2 from yesterday, with 1,824 deaths reported in long-term care homes, an increase of 2. A total of 3,398,563 tests have been completed, an increase of 28,761 from yesterday, with 28,346 tests under investigation, an increase of 4,007 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: 110 (no change)
Active cases: 5 (no change)
Deaths: 2 (no change)
Resolved: 103 (no change)
Total tests completed: Over 26,650 (increase of 200)
Institutional outbreaks: Fairhaven (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: 233, including 178 in Kawartha Lakes, 40 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 3 in Northumberland, decrease of 1 in Kawartha Lakes)*
Probable cases: 0 (no change)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 15 (no change)
Deaths: 33 (no change)
Resolved: 208, including 159 in Kawartha Lakes, 34 in Northumberland, 15 in Haliburton (increase of 1 in Northumberland, decrease of 1 in Kawartha Lakes)*
Active cases: 5 (increase of 2 in Northumberland)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

*One previously reported case has been removed as it was a duplicate of a case reported by another public health unit.

 

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: 27,320 (increase of 1,427)
Institutional outbreaks: None (no change)

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Province of Ontario

Confirmed positive: 45,383 (increase of 315)
Resolved: 40,091 (increase of 154, 88.7% of all cases)
Hospitalized: 44 (decrease of 3)
Hospitalized and in ICU: 20 (increase of 1)
Hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator: 12 (increase of 1)
Deaths: 2,822 (increase of 2)
Deaths of residents in long-term care homes: 1,824 (increase of 2)
Total tests completed: 3,398,563 (increase of 28,761)
Tests under investigation: 28,346 (increase of 4,007)

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario from August 16 - September 15, 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 16 – September 15, 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 16 - September 15, 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 16 – September 15, 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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