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February 6: Daily COVID-19 Update
kawarthaNOW.com, 6 Feb 2021
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February 6: Daily COVID-19 Update

he health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 912, including 481 in Kawartha Lakes, 381 in Northumberland, and 50 in Haliburton (increase of 5, including 4 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland) *Active cases: 76, including 59 in Kawartha Lakes, 15 in Northumberland, and 2 in Haliburton (decrease of 1 in Northumberland) Probable cases: 1 in Kawartha Lakes (no change) High-risk contacts: 141, including 84 in Kawartha Lakes, 35 in Northumberland, and 13 in Haliburton (net increase of 13)** Hospitalizations (total to date): 35, including 25 in Kawartha Lakes, 8 in Northumberland, and 2 in Haliburton (no change)*** Deaths (including among probable cases): 55, including 46 in Kawartha Lakes and 9 in Northumberland (no change) Resolved: 794, including 389 in Kawartha Lakes, 357 in Northumberland, 48 in Haliburton (increase of 6, including 4 in Kawartha Lakes and 2 in Northumberland) Tests completed: 128,570 (increase of 572) Institutional outbreaks: Hope St. Terrace long-term care home in Port Hope, Caressant Care McLaughlin Road long-term care home in Lindsay, Warkworth Place long-term care home in Warkworth, Caressant Care Mary Street retirement home in Lindsay, Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay (two outbreaks), Regency long-term care home in Port Hope, Hyland Crest long-term care home in Minden, Extendicare Cobourg long-term care home, Extendicare Cobourg Landmark retirement home (decrease of 1)**** *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 9 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county. ***As of February 5, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reports 1 patient hospitalized withCOVID-19. ****The outbreak at Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg was declared resolved on February 5.