4 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Guelph, Active Cases Fall to 57 | The Canadian News

Guelph’s public health unit reported four new COVID-19 cases in the city on Wednesday, as its total case count during the pandemic reached 4,875.

Active cases have dropped to 57 from the day before and another eight recoveries have been reported.

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The total number of resolved cases has risen to 4,773 and the city’s death toll from coronavirus remains at 45.

In Wellington County, no new cases have been confirmed as the case count stands at 1,898.

Active cases are at 35 in the county and two new recoveries are reported. Public health reports that 39 people have died from COVID-19.

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In Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, seven people are being treated in a hospital, including two in intensive care.

School boards in the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic districts are reporting 16 cases among 11 schools in Guelph and Wellington County.

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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health reports that 80.6 percent of residents over the age of 12 now consider themselves fully vaccinated, while 85.8 percent have received a dose of the vaccine.

In Guelph, 86.1% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated and 91.4% are partially vaccinated, while in Wellington County, 74.1% are fully vaccinated and 78.4% have received a dose.

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With students returning to class, public health is publishing COVID-19 vaccination rates within local high schools.

As of Tuesday, 74.4 percent of high school students on the Grand Upper District School Board have been fully vaccinated, while 76.3 percent have received two doses on the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

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