21 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Guelph, 37 Active Cases | The Canadian News

Guelph’s public health unit reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 in the city on Monday, with the total case count rising to 5,194.

The latest data shows that Guelph has 37 active cases, and four new recoveries are also reported. The total number of resolved cases stands at 5,112, while the city’s count of 45 fatal cases remains unchanged.

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Eighteen new cases have been reported in Wellington County, with a total case count reaching 2,203. Active cases are at 29, with 10 recoveries reported. The death toll in the county remains at 38.

In Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, there are three cases treated in a hospital, including one in intensive care.

There are 10 confirmed cases among seven public and Catholic schools in Guelph and Wellington County. The University of Guelph says there are three COVID-19 cases connected to the campus.

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health said 87 percent of residents who turn 12 in 2021 or older have been fully vaccinated, while 89.3 percent have received a dose of the vaccine.

In Guelph, 92.5% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated and 94.7% are partially vaccinated. In Wellington County, 79.9% are fully vaccinated and 81.8% have received a dose.

Last week, 6,800 vaccines were administered in the region, including about 2,100 first doses, about 600 second doses and 4,000 third doses.

As of Monday, 81.9 percent of eligible students on the Upper Grand District School Board have been fully vaccinated, while 84.6 percent have received two doses on the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

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