Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Ontario is reporting 321 new cases today, with 9 of Ontario’s 34 health units reporting double-digit increases — Toronto (96), Peel (31), Hamilton (31), York (30), Windsor-Essex (22), Middlesex-London (17), Halton (16), Simcoe Muskoka (15), and Waterloo (10) — and 10 reporting no new cases at all.
The seven-day average of daily cases has risen by 23 to 306.
The number of hospitalizations has increased by 6 to 100, with the number of ICU patients decreasing by 6 to 109 and the number of patients on ventilators increasing by 2 to 72. Ontario is reporting 2 new COVID-related deaths, with none in long-term care homes.
Of the new cases, 67% are among unvaccinated people, with 46% of hospitalizations and 50% of ICU admissions among unvaccinated people.
Over 19.9 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 48,278 from yesterday, with more than 9.3 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 37,862 from yesterday, representing over 63% 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 is 1 new case to report in Peterborough, with the number of active cases increasing by 1 to 2.
Numbers are unavailable for Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings Prince Edward as the respective health units only issue reports on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Numbers for Tuesday will be included in Wednesday’s update.
There are 44 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 1 since yesterday, including 24 in Hastings Prince Edward (10 in Quinte West, 6 in Belleville, 5 in Central Hastings, and 2 in Prince Edward County), 15 in Kawartha Lakes, 3 in Northumberland, and 2 in Peterborough. There are no active cases in Haliburton.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,646 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,622 resolved with 22 deaths), 1,195 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,135 resolved with 58 deaths), 956 in Northumberland County (936 resolved with 17 deaths), 126 in Haliburton County (125 resolved with 1 death), and 1,180 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,144 resolved with 12 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Hastings Prince Edward on July 28.
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.