February 1: Daily COVID Update
- kawarthaNOW.com, 1 Feb 2021
- Taylor, Jeannine, Publisher
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- Ontario reported 11 more cases of the B.1.1.7 UK coronavirus variant and its first case of the B 1.351 South Africa variant of the coronavirus detected in a Peel Region resident.
The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers include January 31 and February 1.
Confirmed positive: 872, including 452 in Kawartha Lakes, 370 in Northumberland, and 50 in Haliburton (increase of 23, including 19 in Kawartha Lakes, 2 in Northumberland, and2 in Haliburton)
*Active cases: 68, including 53 in Kawartha Lakes, 11 in Northumberland, and 4 in Haliburton (net increase of 5)
Probable cases: 3 in Kawartha Lakes (decrease of 3, including 2 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland)
High-risk contacts: 124, including 68 in Kawartha Lakes, 34 in Northumberland, and 14 in Haliburton (net decrease of 6)**
Hospitalizations (total to date): 33, including 23 in Kawartha Lakes, 8 in Northumberland, and 2 in Haliburton (no change)***
Deaths (including among probable cases): 50, including 41 in Kawartha Lakes and 9 in Northumberland (increase of 1 in Northumberland)
Resolved: 767, including 371 in Kawartha Lakes, 350 in Northumberland, 46 in Haliburton (increase of 16, including 13 in Kawartha Lakes and 3 in Northumberland)
Institutional outbreaks: Hope St. Terrace long-term care home in Port Hope, Caressant Care McLaughlin Road long-term care home in Lindsay, Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg, Warkworth Place long-term care home in Warkworth, Caressant Care Mary Street retirement home in Lindsay, Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Regency long-term care home in Port Hope, Hyland Crest long-term care home in Minden (increase of 3)****
*The health unit states that total counts and counts for individual counties may fluctuate from previously reported counts as cases are transferred to or from the health unit based on case investigation details and routine data cleaning.
**This total includes an additional 8 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county.
***As of February 1, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reports 3 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (no change).
****Outbreaks were declared at Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay on January 29, Regency long-term care home in Port Hope on January 30, and Hyland Crest long-term care home in Minden on January 31.
- Jeannine Taylor
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- Peterborough, ON
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- 1 Feb 2021
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- 1 Feb 2021
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- Williams, David, Dr.
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