Guelph’s public health unit reported 48 new cases of COVID-19 in the city on Wednesday, increasing the total case count to 5,665.
The latest data shows that Gueph’s active case count increased by eight from the day before to 273, and 40 new recoveries were also reported.
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The total number of resolved cases stands at 5,346, while the number of residents who have died due to COVID, 46, remains unchanged from a reported death on December 13.
Eighteen new cases have been reported in Wellington County, with a total case count reaching 2,464. Active cases are at 161, with nine confirmed recoveries. The death toll in the county remains 38.
In Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, there are 10 cases that are treated in the hospital, including two in intensive care.
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Public health data shows that 81.7 percent of eligible residents in the region, those turning five years old or older, consider themselves fully vaccinated, while 87.2 percent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
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Guelph, Ont. The hospital tightens rules for visitors in response to the surge in cases.
In Guelph, 83.5% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated and 89.4% are partially vaccinated, while in Wellington County, 80.8% are fully vaccinated and 86% have received one dose.
So far this week, about 11,700 vaccines have been administered in the region, including 800 first doses, approximately 200 second doses and 10,700 booster shots.
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