Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
After 2 straight days of increases in the daily case count, Ontario is reporting a decline at 170 new COVID-19 cases today. The seven-day average of daily cases has decreased by 1 to 159.
Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 5 are reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (44), Peel (26), Hamilton (17), Waterloo (15), and Grey Bruce (13) — and 11 are reporting no new cases at all.
Hospitalizations have dropped by 12 to 125, the number of ICU patients has decreased by 4 to 132, and the number of patients on ventilators has increased by 2 to 86. Ontario is reporting 3 new COVID-related deaths, with none in long-term care homes.
Almost 18.9 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 124,261 from yesterday, with over 8.4 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 105,628 from yesterday, representing over 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.
Numbers for the greater Kawarthas region are unavailable on weekends as no health units in the region publish reports on Saturdays or Sundays. The weekend’s numbers will be provided when the health units issue their reports on Monday.
As of July 23, there are 28 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, 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.