Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Ontario is reporting 170 cases today, the lowest daily increase since September 9 when 170 cases were also reported. Only 4 of Ontario’s 34 health units are reporting double-digit increases, including Waterloo (34), Toronto (27), Grey Bruce (18), and Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (13). The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 6 to 210.
Hospitalizations have decreased by 3 from yesterday to 155, but more than 10% of hospitals did not submit data for the daily bed census so the actual number of hospitalizations may be igher.
The number of ICU patients has decreased by 7 to 228 and the number of patients on ventilators has decreased by 2 to 157. Ontario is reporting only 1 new death, with none in long-term care homes.
Over 15.7 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 144,795 from yesterday, with over 87% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Almost 5.7 million people have been fully vaccinated, an increase of 132,840 from yesterday, representing over 38% 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 21 new cases to report over the past 3 days, including 17 in Kawartha Lakes, 2 in Peterborough, and 2 in Hastings Prince Edward. There are no new cases in Northumberland or Haliburton.
A new outbreak was declared at an unidentified workplace in Peterborough on July 4.
There has been 1 new COVID-related hospitalization in Peterborough and 1 in Kawartha Lakes.
An additional 7 cases in the region have been resolved, including 4 in Peterborough, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward.
Regional active cases have increased by 15 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward and have decreased by 2 in Peterborough and 1 in Northumberland.
There are currently 49 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 13 since July 2, including 27 in Kawartha Lakes, 17 in Peterborough, 4 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 1 in Northumberland. There are no active cases in Haliburton.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,595 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,556 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,114 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,042 resolved with 58 deaths), 945 in Northumberland County (927 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,132 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,117 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.