The Haliburton District Health Unit, Kawartha, Pine Ridge reported only one new case of COVID-19 over the weekend as active cases declined, according to data released Monday afternoon.
The only new case was reported in Northumberland County. The number of active cases within the jurisdiction of the health unit is seven, up from 14 reported on Friday. The health unit serves the city of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Haliburton County.
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Four of the active cases are in the city of Kawartha Lakes (five fewer) while three are in Northumberland County (two less). There are no active cases in Haliburton County.
Other COVID-19 data reported by the health unit on Monday:
- Resolved cases: 2,417: nine additional cases since Friday. Resolved cases represent approximately 97 percent of the 2,487 accumulated cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
- Variant cases: 946: two more since Friday. Overall, there have been 522 variant cases in Kawarthas, 370 in Northumberland County (two more as of Friday) and 54 in Haliburton County.
- High risk contacts: 95, up from 90 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.
- Sprouts: None active. Since the pandemic was declared, the health unit has treated 74 outbreaks, 30 of them in long-term and / or retirement homes.
- Hospitalized cases to date: 91, unchanged from October 20. Since the pandemic began, there have been 52 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: 235,513 have been completed in the health unit’s jurisdiction since the pandemic began, an additional 629 since Friday’s update.
School boards at 2:45 p.m. Monday reported the following cases at schools within the jurisdiction of the health unit:
In its weekly vaccination rate data released Monday, the health unit reported the following data:
All eligible residents (ages 12 and older):
- Single dose: 86.2 percent
- Two doses (fully vaccinated): 82.5 percent
Adults (over 18 years old):
- A dose: 86.5 percent
- Two doses: 83 percent
First dose received by residents:
- During the last 7 days: 469 (627 first doses were given in the previous week)
- During the last four weeks: 2,538
- To date: 148,983
Second dose received by residents:
- During the last 7 days: 1,050 (1,478 second doses were administered in the previous week)
- During the last four weeks: 5,102
- To date: 141,721
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