Ontario reports 270 new COVID-19 cases, including 12 in greater Kawarthas region over past 2 days

Regional active cases decrease to 48 with 6 new cases in Peterborough, 5 in Northumberland, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes

A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

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

Ontario is reporting 270 new cases today — the lowest daily increase since September 16 when 293 cases were reported. Most of the cases are in Toronto (47), Waterloo (44), Peel (42), and York (22). The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 25 to 334.

Hospitalizations have decreased by 5 to 261, although more than 10% of hospitals did not submit data for the daily bed census so the actual number of hospitalizations may be higher. Patients in ICUs have fallen by 10 to 323, and patients on ventilators have decreased by 6 to 202. Ontario is reporting 3 new deaths today, with no deaths in long-term care homes.

Almost 12.7 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 118,625 since yesterday, with 86% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Over 2.9 million people have been fully vaccinated, with 98,420 people receiving their second dose yesterday, representing over 20% 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 21 - June 20, 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 21 – June 20, 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 21 - June 20, 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 21 – June 20, 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 21 - June 20, 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 21 – June 20, 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, over the past 2 days, there are 12 new cases to report, including 6 in Peterborough, 5 in Northumberland, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes. There are no new cases in Hastings Prince Edward or Haliburton.

There is 1 new hospitalization in Kawartha Lakes.

An additional 21 cases have been resolved across the region, including 11 in Peterborough, 7 in Kawartha Lakes, 2 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 1 in Northumberland.

Active cases have decreased by 6 in Kawartha Lakes, by 5 in Peterborough, and by 2 in Hastings Prince Edward, and have increased by 4 in Northumberland. Active cases remain the same in Haliburton.

There are currently 48 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 9 over the past 2 days, including 24 in Peterborough, 10 in Kawartha Lakes, 10 in Northumberland, 3 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West and 2 in Belleville), and 1 in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,571 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,526 resolved with 21 deaths), 1,082 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,028 resolved with 57 deaths), 943 in Northumberland County (916 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (120 resolved with 1 death), and 1,127 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,113 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.