COVID-19: 2 New Cases in Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County, 10 Active Cases for HKPR – Peterborough | The Canadian News

The Haliburton District Health Unit, Kawartha, Pine Ridge reported four new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, but a drop in active cases, according to data released Monday afternoon.

Two new cases were reported in both Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The number of active cases within the jurisdiction of the health unit dropped to 10 of the 13 cases reported on Friday. Active cases are split evenly between Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. There are no active cases in Haliburton County.

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Other COVID-19 data reported by the health unit on Monday:

  • Sprouts: An active retirement community Palisade Gardens in Cobourg. Declared on October 13, the home reported three staff members tested positive.
  • Resolved cases: 2,400: seven additional cases since Friday. The resolved cases represent approximately 97 percent of the 2,473 accumulated cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • Variant cases: 943: four more since Friday. Overall, there have been 522 variant cases in Kawartha, 367 in Northumberland County, and 54 in Haliburton County.
  • High risk contacts: 33 – down from the 75 reported on Friday. The health unit indicates that five of the high-risk contacts lack identification of residence, but are included in the general data.
  • Hospitalized cases to date: 90 – unchanged from September 29. Currently there are no cases of hospitalization within the jurisdiction of the health unit. Since the pandemic began, there have been 51 hospitalized cases in the city of Kawartha Lakes, 36 in Northumberland County, and three in Haliburton County.
  • Deceased: 76 since the pandemic was declared. The latest virus-related death was reported on June 29 in the town of Kawartha Lakes. There have been 58 deaths among people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Kawarthas, 17 in Northumberland County, and one in Haliburton County.
  • COVID-19 tests: 233,303 have been completed in the health unit’s jurisdiction since the pandemic began, an additional 2,653 reported since Friday’s update.

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School boards at 2:30 pm Monday reported the following cases at schools within the jurisdiction of the health unit:

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The health unit released its weekly vaccination data on Tuesday afternoon, which can be found in this Global News Peterborough story.

Upcoming COVID-19 vaccines are available at the Lindsay Health Unit office (108 Angeline St. S) from 10 am to 4 pm on both Tuesday, October 19, and Friday, October 22.

A school immunization clinic will be held, open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for students, staff, parents, family members, and community members:

Monday October 18:

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School (260 Angeline St. S.) in Lindsay)
  • St. Mary Catholic High School (1050 Birchwood Trail) in Cobourg)

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Upcoming mobile vaccination clinics this week:

Northumberland County:

  • Wednesday October 20: Alnwick Civic Center (9059 County Rd. 45) in Roseneath from 3 pm to 6 pm
  • Saturday October 23: Keeler Center (80 Division St.) in Colborne from 11 am to 2 pm

Haliburton County:

  • Tuesday October 19: Stanhope Fire Hall (1123 North Shore Rd.) In Algonquin Highlands from 3 pm to 6 pm – drive-thru clinic
  • Thursday, October 21: Oxtongue Lake Fire Hall (3979 Hwy 60) in Dwight from 3 pm to 6 pm – drive-thru clinic

Visit Ontario Pharmacy COVID-19 Page for a list of pharmacies that offer vaccines.

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