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February 8: Daily COVID-19 Update
kawarthaNOW.com, 8 Feb 2021
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February 8: Daily COVID-19 Update

The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding Sundays and statutory holidays. These numbers are for February 7 and 8. Confirmed positive: 935, including 491 in Kawartha Lakes, 394 in Northumberland, and 50 in Haliburton (increase of 23, including 10 in Kawartha Lakes and 13 in Northumberland) *Active cases: 89, including 60 in Kawartha Lakes, 27 in Northumberland, and 2 inHaliburton (net increase of 13) Probable cases: 3, including 2 in Northumberland and 1 in Kawartha Lakes (increase of 2 in Northumberland) High-risk contacts: 131, including 78 in Kawartha Lakes, 32 in Northumberland, and 7 in Haliburton (net decrease of 10)** 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 9in Northumberland (no change) Resolved: 804, including 398 in Kawartha Lakes, 358 in Northumberland, 48 in Haliburton (increase of 10, including 9 in Kawartha Lakes and 1 in Northumberland) Tests completed: 129,081 (increase of 511)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, 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 retirementhome, Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Cobourg Police (net increase 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 14 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county. ***As of February 8, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reports 1 patient hospitalized withCOVID-19. ****The outbreak at Caressant Care Mary Street retirement home in Lindsay has been declared resolved. New outbreaks at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon (1 staff case)and Cobourg Police (3 cases among special constables) were declared on February 6