COVID-19: MLHU reports 52 cases, 1 death from Saturday to Monday
|globalnews.ca 13 Sep 2021 at 13:24|
According to Monday’s report , 114 cases were recorded in Toronto, 84 in Peel Region, 67 in York Region, 59 in Ottawa, 47 in Windsor-Essex, 32 in Niagara Region and 30 in Waterloo Region. All other health units reported fewer than 30 cases.
Four new deaths were also reported Monday. Ontario reported 289 people in general hospital wards with COVID-19.
Among Ontarians eligible for immunization, 78.1 per cent are fully immunized and 84.4 per cent have had at least one dose.
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Southwestern Public Health reported 28 cases from Saturday to Monday and also removed one case from its total tally due to data cleaning, for a total of:
The most recent death was reported Aug. 31 and involved a woman in her 80s from Oxford County.
Of the 50 active cases, 12 are in Woodstock, 10 in St. Thomas, nine in South-West Oxford, and seven in Aylmer. Per-municipality case counts for the pandemic can be found on the health unit’s dashboard .
Four people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with one in the ICU.
There are no active institutional outbreaks, the health unit says.
The Thames Valley District School Board reports cases at its schools online . Cases at schools within the London District Catholic School Board .
The region’s test positivity rate was 2.0 per cent for the week of Aug. 29, up from 1.0 per cent for the week of Aug. 22.
As of Sept. 12, SWPH says 77.7 per cent of residents aged 12 and older are fully vaccinated while 83.8 per cent have had at least one dose.
SWPH adds that if anyone needs a copy of their vaccination receipt , they can download it online using their postal code and Ontario health card or call 1-833-943-3900.
Information on where to get vaccinated, vaccine eligibility and booking and cancelling appointments can be .
The immunization clinic at the Memorial Arena in St. Thomas has now reopened at 1230 Talbot St.
People can add their names on a weekly basis to the health unit’s same-day vaccination list , also known as the Cancellation List. are also continuing to offer COVID-19 vaccine shots.
On Friday, Huron Perth Public Health reported:
Of the 32 active cases, nine were in Stratford and six were in Perth East. Case counts by municipality can be found on the health unit’s dashboard .
Four people were listed as hospitalized as of Friday, a decrease of two from Thursday.
There was one active case involving a health-care worker as of Friday.
As previously mentioned, an outbreak declared Aug. 20 involving Knollcrest Lodge in Perth East remains active and involves a total of 12 cases with seven among residents and five among staff as of Friday. At least four deaths are associated with the outbreak.
Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board lists cases at its schools on its website. The Avon-Maitland District School Board also lists (under #3. Active Cases of COVID-19 in AMDSB Schools).
The region’s test positivity rate was 2.2 per cent for the week of Aug. 29, up from an adjusted 1.8 per cent for the week of Aug. 22.
HPPH’s vaccine dashboard showed that as of Sept. 7, 74.8 per cent of residents 12 and older were fully vaccinated while 81.1 per cent have had at least one dose.