Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Today, Ontario is reporting 153 new COVID-19 cases, with 6 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (28), Waterloo (23), Grey Bruce (20), Peel (19), Middlesex-London (12), and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (10) — and 10 health units reporting no new cases at all. The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 6 to 164.
Hospitalizations have increased by 1 from yesterday to 174, with the number of ICU patients falling by 12 to 180 and the number of patients on ventilators decreasing by 7 to 116.
Ontario is reporting 7 new COVID-related deaths today, with none in long-term care homes.
Almost 17.5 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 179,197 from yesterday, with almost 94% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. More than 7.2 million people have been fully vaccinated, an increase of 159,521 from yesterday, representing over 49% of Ontario’s 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 is 1 new case to report in Hastings Prince Edward. There are no new cases today in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, or Haliburton.
On July 13, a new outbreak was declared at an unidentified congregate living facility in Peterborough.
An additional 6 cases in the region have been resolved, including 3 in Peterborough, 2 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes.
Regional active cases have decreased by 3 in Peterborough and by 1 in Hastings Prince Edward, and remain unchanged in Kawartha Lakes.
There are currently 43 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 4 since yesterday, including 21 in Kawartha Lakes, 19 in Peterborough, and 3 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Belleville, 1 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, and 1 in North Hastings). There are no active cases in Northumberland or Haliburton.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,623 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,582 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,136 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,070 resolved with 58 deaths), 946 in Northumberland County (929 resolved with 17 deaths), 122 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,136 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,122 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.