Ontario reports 256 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 32 with 1 new case in Peterborough, 1 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Northumberland

A swab test bring completed on a patient. (Stock photo)

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

Ontario is reporting 256 new cases today, with the seven-day average of daily cases decreasing by 13 to 281. Most of today’s cases are in Waterloo (39), Peel (38), Toronto (36), Grey Bruce (18), and Hamilton (17).

Hospitalizations have decreased by 9 to 275, with patients in ICUs falling by 16 to 284 and patients on ventilators rising by 13 to 202. Ontario is reporting 2 new deaths, with none in long-term care homes.

Almost 13.6 million vaccine doses have been administered, a record increase of 246,393 from yesterday, with over 79% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Almost 3.8 million people have been fully vaccinated, with a record number of 218,782 people receiving their second dose yesterday, representing over 25% 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 25 - June 24, 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 25 – June 24, 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 25 - June 24, 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 25 – June 24, 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 25 - June 24, 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 25 – June 24, 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 3 new cases to report, including 1 in Peterborough, 1 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Northumberland. There are no new cases in Haliburton or Hastings Prince Edward.

An additional 8 cases have been resolved, including 5 in Kawartha Lakes, 1 in Peterborough, 1 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton.

Active cases have decreased by 4 in Kawarthas Lakes and by 1 in Haliburton, and remain the same in Peterborough, Northumberland, and Hastings Prince Edward.

There are currently 32 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 5 since yesterday, including 15 in Peterborough, 8 in Northumberland, 7 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West and 1 in Belleville). There are no active cases in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,578 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,542 resolved with 21 deaths), 1,087 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,036 resolved with 57 deaths), 944 in Northumberland County (919 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,127 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,114 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.