Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Ontario is reporting 192 new COVID-19 cases today, the highest single day increase in the past 2 weeks for the second day in a row. Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 9 are reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (43), Peel (25), York (18), Waterloo (18), Durham (11), Hamilton (11), Ottawa (10), Simcoe Muskoka (10), and Grey Bruce (10) — and 11 are reporting no new cases at all.
The seven-day average of daily cases has increased by 4 to 160.
Hospitalizations have decreased by 3 to 137, the number of ICU patients has decreased by 4 to 136, and the number of patients on ventilators remains unchanged at 84. Ontario is reporting 1 new COVID-related death.
More than 18.7 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 120,231 from yesterday, with almost 8.4 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 102,648 from yesterday, representing almost 57% 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.
There are 10 new cases to report in the greater Kawarthas region, including 9 in Kawartha Lakes over the past 2 days and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward. There are no new cases in Peterborough, Northumberland, or Haliburton.
An additional 12 cases in the region have been resolved, including 11 in Kawartha Lakes over the past 2 days and 1 in Hastings Prince Edward.
Regional active cases have decreased by 2 in Kawartha Lakes and remain the same in Peterborough, Hastings Prince Edward, and Haliburton.
There are currently 28 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, a decrease of 2 from yesterday, including 13 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), 1,152 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,094 resolved with 58 deaths), 946 in Northumberland County (929 resolved with 17 deaths), 123 in Haliburton County (121 resolved with 1 death), and 1,146 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,126 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.