Ontario reports 345 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 56 with 2 new cases in Kawartha Lakes

Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

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

Ontario is reporting 345 new cases today, with most of the cases in Waterloo (85), Toronto (50), Peel (50), and Hamilton (29). The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 32 to 411.

Hospitalizations have decreased by 19 to 378, with ICU patients decreasing by 10 to 352 and patients on ventilators decreasing by 11 to 221. Ontario is reporting only 1 new death today.

More than 12 million vaccine doses have been administered, a record increase of 210,638 since yesterday, with over 82% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Over 2.5 million people have been fully vaccinated, with a record increase of 176,206 people fully vaccinated yesterday, representing over 17% of the total population.

For a daily summary of cases in Ontario, including a breakdown of cases in each of Ontario’s 34 health units, visit ontario.ca/page/how-ontario-is-responding-covid-19.

COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 18 - June 17, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 cases in Ontario from May 18 – June 17, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from May 18 - June 17, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of hospitalizations, and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from May 18 – June 17, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of hospitalizations, and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from May 18 - June 17, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from May 18 – June 17, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
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In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 2 new cases to report, in Kawartha Lakes. There are no new cases in Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton, or Hastings Prince Edward.

There are 2 new hospitalizations in Peterborough.

An additional 5 cases have been resolved, including 2 in Peterborough, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward.

Active cases have increased by 1 in Kawartha Lakes, decreased by 3 in Peterborough, decreased by 1 in Hastings Prince Edward, and remain unchanged in Northumberland and Haliburton.

There are currently 56 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an decrease of 3 from yesterday, including 29 in Peterborough, 15 in Kawartha Lakes, 6 in Northumberland, 5 in Hastings Prince Edward (2 in Quinte West and 3 in Belleville), and 1 in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,565 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,515 resolved with 21 deaths), 1,080 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,021 resolved with 57 deaths), 937 in Northumberland County (914 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (120 resolved with 1 death), and 1,127 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,111 resolved with 11 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Kawartha Lakes on June 5.

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For detailed data for each health unit, visit the COVID-19 trackers for Peterborough Public Health, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

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