Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Ontario is reporting 848 cases today, with the seven-day average of daily cases decreasing by 6 to 729.
Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 2 are reporting triple-digit increases — Toronto (166) and Peel (117) — with 14 reporting double-digit increases — York (77), Windsor-Essex (74), Hamilton (53), Ottawa (52), Durham (48), Halton (35), Simcoe Muskoka (27), Waterloo (26), Niagara (24), Eastern Ontario (21), Chatham-Kent (21), Middlesex-London (19), Huron Perth (10), and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (10) — and 3 (Thunder Bay, Porcupine, and Timiskaming) reporting no new cases at all.
Of the new cases, 72% are people who have not been fully vaccinated (63% have not received any doses and 9% have received only one dose) and 22% are people who have been fully vaccinated with two doses, with the vaccination status unknown for 6% of the cases because of a missing or invalid health card number.
Hospitalizations have decreased by 4 to 361, with the number of ICU patients decreasing by 8 to 177 and the number of ICU patients on ventilators decreasing by 2 to 113.
Ontario is reporting 11 COVID-related deaths, by 6 of the deaths occurred more than a month ago and are being reported today due to a data clean-up. There were 5 new COVID-related deaths yesterday.
Over 21 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 35,844 from yesterday, with over 10.1 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 19,367 from yesterday, representing almost 68.5% 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.
In the greater Kawarthas region, there are 33 new cases to report, including 11 in Peterborough, 11 in Hastings Prince Edward, 9 in Kawartha Lakes, and 2 in Haliburton. There are no new cases in Northumberland.
There has been 1 new COVID-related death in Peterborough, the area’s 23rd death and the first death in the greater Kawarthas region since July 28.
An additional 21 cases have been resolved in the region, including 12 in Hastings Prince Edward, 5 in Kawartha Lakes, and 4 in Peterborough.
The number of active cases has increased by 6 in Peterborough, by 4 in Kawartha Lakes, by 2 in Haliburton, has decreased by 1 in Hastings Prince Edward, and remains the same in Northumberland.
New, resolved, and active cases in Hastings Prince Edward, Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland are over the past 2 days.
There are currently 102 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 11 since September 8, including 45 in Peterborough, 31 in Hastings Prince Edward (19 in Belleville, 4 in Central Hastings, 3 in Quinte West, 2 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, 2 in North Hastings, and 1 in Prince Edward County), 18 in Kawartha Lakes, 6 in Haliburton, and 2 in Northumberland.
Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,745 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,677 resolved with 23 deaths), 1,252 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,189 resolved with 58 deaths), 974 in Northumberland County (955 resolved with 17 deaths), 133 in Haliburton County (126 resolved with 1 death), and 1,312 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,269 resolved with 12 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Peterborough on September 10.
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.