Ontario reports 600 new COVID-19 cases, with 28 in greater Kawarthas region over weekend

Regional active cases rise to 110 with 10 new cases in Peterborough, 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, 6 in Northumberland, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, and 3 in Haliburton

COVID-19 lab test swabs. (Stock photo)

Here’s an update on COVID-19 cases in Ontario as well as in the greater Kawarthas region.

Ontario is reporting 600 new cases today, with the 7-day average of daily cases increasing by 3 to 715.

Of Ontario’s 34 health units, 1 is reporting a triple-digit increase — Toronto (114) — with 11 reporting double-digit increases — Peel (84), York (67), Ottawa (59), Windsor-Essex (47), Hamilton (32), Waterloo (30), Halton (28), Durham (20), Simcoe Muskoka (16), Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (16), and Brant (10) — and 5 reporting no new cases at all.

Of the new cases, 72% are people who have not been fully vaccinated (65% have not received any doses and 7% have received only one dose) and 21% are people who have been fully vaccinated with two doses, with the vaccination status unknown for 7% of the cases because of a missing or invalid health card number. The 7-day average case rate is 11.12 per 100,000 for unvaccinated people, 7.06 per 100,000 for partially vaccinated people, and 1.63 per 100,000 for fully vaccinated people.

Due to a technical issue, the number of hospitalizations for September 12 is not available. The number of ICU patients has increased by 5 to 189 and the number of ICU patients on ventilators has decreased by 9 to 116. Ontario is reporting 4 new COVID-related deaths.

Over 21.18 million vaccine doses have been administered, an increase of 15,842 from yesterday. Over 10.17 million people are fully vaccinated, an increase of 9,226 from yesterday, representing almost 69% 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 August 13 - September 12, 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 August 13 – September 12, 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 August 13 - September 12, 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 August 13 – September 12, 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 August 13 - September 12, 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 August 13 – September 12, 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 28 new cases to report over the weekend, including 10 in Peterborough, 6 in Hastings Prince Edward, 6 in Northumberland, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, and 3 in Haliburton.

An outbreak at a private residence party in Northumberland was declared on September 11.

There has been 1 new COVID-related hospitalization in Peterborough.

An additional 21 cases have been resolved in the region, including 9 in Peterborough, 9 in Hastings Prince Edward, 2 in Northumberland, and 1 in Kawartha Lakes.

The number of active cases has increased by 4 in Northumberland, by 4 in Haliburton, by 2 in Kawartha Lakes, by 1 in Peterborough, and has decreased by 3 in Hastings Prince Edward.

There are 110 active cases in the greater Kawarthas region, an increase of 8 since September 10, including 46 in Peterborough, 28 in Hastings Prince Edward (16 in Belleville, 5 in Quinte West, 3 in North Hastings, 2 in Central Hastings, 1 in Tyendinaga & Deseronto, and 1 in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory), 20 in Kawartha Lakes, 10 in Haliburton, and 6 in Northumberland.

Since the pandemic began in the greater Kawarthas region, there have been 1,755 confirmed positive cases in the Peterborough area (1,686 resolved with 23 deaths), 1,255 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (1,190 resolved with 58 deaths), 980 in Northumberland County (957 resolved with 17 deaths), 137 in Haliburton County (126 resolved with 1 death), and 1,318 in Hastings and Prince Edward counties (1,278 resolved with 12 deaths). The most recent death was reported in Peterborough on September 10.

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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.