Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Today, Ontario is reporting 130 new COVID-19 cases today, with 6 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (18), Peel (17), Waterloo (16), Hamilton (14), Grey Bruce (10), and Middlesex-London (10) — and 10 health units reporting no new cases at all.
The seven-day average of daily cases has increased by 2 to 155.
Hospitalizations have increased by 10 to 115, but the actual number of hospitalizations may be higher as more than 10% of hospitals did not submit data for the daily bed census. The number of ICU patients has increased by 1 to 151 for the second day in a row and the number of patients on ventilators has decreased by 5 to 94.
Ontario is reporting no new COVID-related deaths today.
Over 18.2 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 91,320 from yesterday, with over 96% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Over 7.9 million people have been fully vaccinated, an increase of 81,014 from yesterday, representing over 53% of Ontario’s total population.
The vaccination rate has been slowing over the past four weeks, from an average of 220,000 daily doses administered four weeks ago to an average of 155,000 daily doses administered over the past week.
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.
Over the past 3 days, there are 12 new cases to report in the greater Kawarthas region, including 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, 4 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Peterborough. There are no new cases in Northumberland or Haliburton.
There has been one new COVID-related ICU admission in Hastings Prince Edward.
An additional 7 cases in the region have been resolved, including 4 in Kawartha Lakes and 3 in Peterborough.
Regional active cases have increased by 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, decreased by 1 in Peterborough and by 1 in Kawartha Lakes, and remain the same in Haliburton.
There are currently 32 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 4 since July 16, including 13 in Kawartha Lakes, 11 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West, 4 in Belleville, 1 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, 4 in Central Hastings, and 1 in North Hastings), 7 in Peterborough, and 1 in Haliburton. There are no active cases in Northumberland.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,625 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,596 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,139 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,081 resolved with 58 deaths), 946 in Northumberland County (929 resolved with 17 deaths), 123 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,144 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.