Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
With Ontario in the first day of step two of its reopening plan, the province is reporting 184 new cases — the lowest daily increase since September 7 when 185 cases were reported.
Most of today’s cases are in Waterloo (46), Grey Bruce (19), Toronto (17), Hamilton (17), and Peel (16). The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 10 to 244.
Hospitalizations have decreased by 6 to 251, ICU patients have decreased by 5 to 271, and patients on ventilators have decreased by 4 to 181. Ontario is reporting 14 new deaths, with none in long-term care homes.
Over 14.7 million vaccine doses have been administered, a record increase of 268,397 from yesterday, with almost 84% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Over 4.8 million people have been fully vaccinated, with a record 244,701 people receiving their second dose yesterday, representing over 32% 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.
In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 6 new cases to report, including 4 in Peterborough, 1 in Haliburton, and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward. There are no new cases in Kawartha Lakes or Northumberland.
An additional case has been resolved, in Kawartha Lakes.
Regional active cases have increased by 4 in Peterborough, by 1 in Hastings Prince Edward, and by 1 in Haliburton. Active cases have decreased by 1 in Kawartha Lakes and remain the same in Northumberland.
There are currently 25 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 5 since yesterday, including 15 in Peterborough, 6 in Kawartha Lakes, 2 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West and 1 in Central Hastings), 1 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,586 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,549 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,090 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,039 resolved with 58 deaths), 945 in Northumberland County (927 resolved with 17 deaths), 123 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,129 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,116 resolved with 11 deaths). The most recent two deaths were reported in Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes on June 29.
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.