Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.
Ontario is reporting 857 new cases today, with the seven-day average of daily cases decreasing by 13 to 716.
Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 2 are reporting triple-digit increases — Toronto (170) and Peel (100) — with 13 reporting double-digit increases — York (77), Ottawa (73), Hamilton (55), Windsor-Essex (50), Simcoe Muskoka (33), Durham (29), Niagara (29), Waterloo (29), Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (26), Chatham-Kent (24), Middlesex-London (24), Brant (23), and Halton (18) — and 1 (Timiskaming) reporting no new cases at all.
Of the new cases, 67% are people who have not been fully vaccinated (58% have not received any doses and 9% have received only one dose) and 25% are people who have been fully vaccinated with two doses, with the vaccination status unknown for 8% of the cases because of a missing or invalid health card number. The 7-day average case rate is 11 per 100,000 for unvaccinated people, 7.92 per 100,000 for partially vaccinated people, and 1.61 per 100,000 for fully vaccinated people.
Hospitalizations have increased by 2 to 363, with the number of ICU patients increasing by 3 to 180 and the number of ICU patients on ventilators increasing by 1 to 114. Ontario is reporting 8 new COVID-related deaths.
Over 21.13 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 40,220 from yesterday, with over 10.15 million people fully vaccinated, an increase of 23,688 from yesterday, representing almost 68.7% 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 are unavailable for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland, and Hastings Prince Edward as the respective health units do not issue reports on weekends. Regional numbers for Saturday and Sunday will be included in Monday’s update.
As of September 10, there are 102 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, 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.