COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Trent University’s Champlain Annex and Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough

Regional active cases at 251 with 10 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward and 7 in Peterborough

Champlain Annex is a student residence at Trent University in Peterborough. (Photo: Trent University)
Champlain Annex is a student residence at Trent University in Peterborough. (Photo: Trent University)

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

Today’s update is smaller than usual, as provincial data is unavailable on Easter Sunday. Sunday’s provincial data will be included in Monday’s update.

Two regional health units are supplying reports on Easter Sunday: Peterborough Public Health and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health. Information from Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit will be provided on Monday.

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In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 17 new cases to report, including 10 in Hastings Prince Edward and 7 in Peterborough.

A new outbreak was declared at Champlain Annex at Trent University in Peterborough on April 3, after three positive cases were confirmed in the Annex residence building on Water Street, across from the Symons Campus.

A new outbreak at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough was declared on April 4 (details unavailable).

There are 21 new regional cases of presumed variants of concern, including 14 in Hastings Prince Edward and 7 in Peterborough.

An additional 14 cases have been resolved, including 8 in in Hastings Prince Edward. and 6 in Peterborough. An outbreak at Gzowski College student residence at Trent University was declared over on April 3.

There are currently 251 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 1 from yesterday, including 107 in Hastings Prince Edward (39 in Quinte West, 35 in Belleville, 9 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, 8 in Prince Edward County, 12 in Central Hastings, and 2 in North Hastings), 75 in Peterborough, 33 in Northumberland, 28 in Kawartha Lakes, and 8 in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 918 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (833 resolved with 10 deaths), 602 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (532 resolved with 55 deaths), 516 in Northumberland County (471 resolved with 12 deaths), 73 in Haliburton County (64 resolved with 1 death), and 574 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (457 resolved with 6 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Peterborough on March 16.

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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.

The health unit provides daily reports, including on weekends, excluding statutory holidays.

Confirmed positive: 918 (increase of 7)
Total variants of concern cases: 216 (increase of 6)
Active cases: 75 (increase of 1)
Close contacts: 244 (increase of 19)
Deaths: 10 (no change)
Resolved: 833 (increase of 6)
Hospitalizations (total to date): 31 (no change)*
Total tests completed: Over 47,100 (increase of 150)
Outbreaks: Empress Gardens retirement home in Peterborough, Unidentified workplace #1 in Peterborough, Unidentified workplace #2 in Peterborough, Champlain Annex at Trent University in Peterborough, Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough (net increase of 1)**
Vaccine doses administered: 30,433 (last updated April 1)

*As of April 1, Peterborough Regional Health Centre is reporting fewer than 10 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (no change) and 25 patients transferred from other areas as a result of a provincial directive (increase of 1).

**An outbreak at Gzowski College student residence at Trent University was declared over on April 3. A new outbreak was declared at Champlain Annex at Trent University in Peterborough on April 3, after three positive cases were confirmed in the Annex residence building on Water Street, across from the Symons Campus. A new outbreak at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough was declared on April 4.

 

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 daily reports, including on weekends, excluding statutory holidays.

Confirmed positive: 574 (increase of 10)
Confirmed variants of concern cases: 58 (increase of 14)
Active cases: 107 (no change)
Deaths: 6 (no change)
Currently hospitalized: 3 (no change)
Currently hospitalized and in ICU: 2 (no change)
Currently hospitalized and in ICU on ventilator (total to date): 0 (no change)
Resolved: 457 (increase of 8)
Tests completed: 114,430
Vaccine doses administered: 33,877 (increase of 598)
Number of people fully vaccinated: 2,097 (increase of 8)
Outbreaks: Unidentified workplace in Trenton, Unidentified setting in Belleville, Unidentified child care facility in Belleville, Unidentified workplace in Quinte West (no change)

 

For more information about COVID-19 in Ontario, visit covid-19.ontario.ca.

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