Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
The day before Ontario enters step three of its reopening plan, the province is reporting 143 new COVID-19 cases, with only 3 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Waterloo (25), Grey Bruce (25), and Toronto (20) — and 9 health units reporting no new cases at all. The seven-day average of daily cases has dropped by 9 to 155.
Hospitalizations have decreased by 9 from yesterday to 165, with the number of ICU patients falling by 12 to 168 and the number of patients on ventilators decreasing by 2 to 114.
Ontario is reporting 10 new COVID-related deaths today, with none in long-term care homes.
Over 17.6 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 166,201 from yesterday, with over 94% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. More than 7.4 million people have been fully vaccinated, an increase of 146,398 from yesterday, representing over 50% 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 are no new cases to report.
An additional 12 cases in the region have been resolved, including 6 in Peterborough and 6 in Kawartha Lakes.
Regional active cases have decreased by 6 in Peterborough and by 6 in Kawartha Lakes and remain unchanged in Hastings Prince Edward.
There are currently 31 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 12 since yesterday, including 15 in Kawartha Lakes, 13 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 (1,588 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,136 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,076 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.