Ontario reports 127 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 in Peterborough

Regional active cases remain at 32; updates unavailable on Tuesdays for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton

Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.

Ontario is reporting 127 new COVID-19 cases today, with 6 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (34), Waterloo (17), York (14), Peel (10), Grey Bruce (10), and Halton (10) — and 14 health units reporting no new cases at all.

The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 3 to 152.

Hospitalizations have increased by 30 to 145, but part of this increase may be a result of underreporting by more than 10% of hopsitals to the daily bed census yesterday. The number of ICU patients has decreased by 2 to 149 and the number of patients on ventilators has increased by 4 to 98.

Ontario is reporting 2 new COVID-related deaths, with none in long-term care homes.

Over 18.3 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 132,963 from yesterday, with almost 97% of Ontario’s total population now having received at least one dose. Over 8 million people have been fully vaccinated, an increase of 115,537 from yesterday, representing over 54% 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.

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COVID-19 cases in Ontario from June 19 - July 19, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 cases in Ontario from June 19 – July 19, 2021. The red line is the number of new cases reported daily, and the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of new cases. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from June 19 - July 19, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of hospitalizations, and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Ontario from June 19 – July 19, 2021. The red line is the daily number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, the dotted green line is a five-day rolling average of hospitalizations, and the purple line is the daily number of patients with COVID-19 in ICUs. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from June 19 - July 19, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ontario from June 19 – July 19, 2021. The red line is the cumulative number of daily doses administered and the green line is the cumulative number of people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine. (Graphic: kawarthaNOW.com)
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There are 2 new cases to report in the greater Kawarthas region, in Peterborough. There are no new cases in Hastings Prince Edward.

As of this week, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is now only providing updates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Numbers for Tuesday will be included in Wednesday’s update.

An additional 2 cases in the region have been resolved, in Peterborough.

Regional active cases remain the same in Peterborough and Hastings Prince Edward.

There are currently 32 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, 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 1,627 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,598 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.

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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.

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