Ontario reports 185 new COVID-19 cases, including 2 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases decrease to 30 with 1 new case in Peterborough and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward

A COVID-19 test swab in a laboratory. (Stock photo)

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

Ontario is reporting 185 new COVID-19 cases today, the highest single day increase in the past 2 weeks. Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 9 are reporting double-digit increases — Grey Bruce (22), Toronto (18), Hamilton (17), Peel (13), Waterloo (13), Durham (11), York (11), Halton (10), and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (10) — and 9 are reporting no new cases at all.

The seven-day average of daily cases has increased by 6 to 156.

Hospitalizations have increased by 1 to 140, the number of ICU patients has decreased by 4 to 140, and the number of patients on ventilators has risen by 14 to 84.

Ontario is reporting 7 new COVID-related deaths, with none in long-term care homes.

More than 18.6 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 125,166 from yesterday, with almost 8.3 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 107,238 from yesterday, representing almost 56% 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 21 - July 21, 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 21 – July 21, 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 21 - July 21, 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 21 – July 21, 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 21 - July 21, 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 21 – July 21, 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, including 1 in Peterborough and 1 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. Thursday’s numbers will be included in Friday’s update. Beginning next week, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health will also only provide updates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

An additional 3 cases in the region have been resolved, including 2 in Hastings Prince Edward and 1 in Peterborough.

Regional active cases have decreased by 1 in Hastings Prince Edward and remain the same in Peterborough.

There are currently 30 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 1 from yesterday, including 15 in Kawartha Lakes, 9 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Quinte West, 1 in Belleville, 1 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, 1 in Prince Edward County, 4 in Central Hastings, and 1 in North Hastings), 5 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 (1,601 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,143 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,083 resolved with 58 deaths), 946 in Northumberland County (929 resolved with 17 deaths), 123 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,145 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,125 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.