Ontario reports 158 new COVID-19 cases, including 12 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases rise to 33 with 5 new cases in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Northumberland, 2 in Peterborough, and 2 in Hastings Prince Edward

A COVID-19 test being conducted 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 158 new COVID-19 cases today, with 6 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (25), York (19), Waterloo (16), Hamilton (15), Durham (13), and Peel (10) — and 11 reporting no new cases at all. The seven-day average of daily cases has increased by 4 to 161.

Hospitalizations have decreased by 8 to 117, the number of ICU patients has decreased by 5 to 122, and the number of patients on ventilators has increased by 2 to 83.

Ontario is reporting 4 new COVID-related deaths today, with none in long-term care homes.

Over 19.1 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 94,116 from yesterday, with almost 8.8 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 77,348 from yesterday, representing over 59% 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 27 - July 27, 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 27 – July 27, 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 27 - July 27, 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 27 – July 27, 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 27 - July 27, 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 27 – July 27, 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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In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 12 new cases to report, including 5 in Kawartha Lakes and 3 in Northumberland (over the past 2 days), 2 in in Peterborough, and 2 in Hastings Prince Edward (over the past 2 days). There are no new cases in Haliburton.

There has been 1 new COVID-related death in Hastings Prince Edward, the area’s 12th death. There has been 1 new hospitalization in Kawartha Lakes.

An additional 9 cases have been resolved in the region, including 5 in Northumberland, 2 in Peterborough, 1 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 1 in Haliburton.

Active cases have increased by 3 in Northumberland and by 1 in Kawartha Lakes, have decreased by 1 in Haliburton, and remain the same in Peterborough and Hastings Prince Edward.

There are currently 33 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 3 since July 26, including 20 in Kawartha Lakes, 5 in Peterborough, 3 in Hastings Prince Edward (1 in Belleville and 2 in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory), 3 in Northumberland, and 2 in Haliburton.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,634 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,607 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,164 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,099 resolved with 58 deaths), 949 in Northumberland County (929 resolved with 17 deaths), 125 in Haliburton County (122 resolved with 1 death), and 1,148 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,133 resolved with 12 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Hastings Prince Edward on July 28.

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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.