COVID-19: HKPR reports death in City of Kawartha Lakes, 2 new outbreaks, 7 resolved – Peterborough | The Canadian News

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reported a death and 114 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, according to data released Monday afternoon.

The regional health unit’s dashboard around 14:00 reported the following:

Deaths: 88 – another since Friday. 10 deaths were reported this month. Since the pandemic was declared, the health unit has reported 66 deaths in the city of Kawartha Lakes (another), 21 in Northumberland County and one in Haliburton County.

New laboratory-confirmed cases: 114 since Friday’s update – 77 in Kawartha Lakes, 28 in Northumberland County and nine in Haliburton County.

Active laboratory-confirmed cases: 382 – down from 450 reported Friday – which includes 289 in the Kawarthas, 79 in Northumberland and 11 in Haliburton County, with three cases pending. The health unit notes that due to changes in provincial testing guidelines, the number of active cases is an “underestimation” of actual community distribution.

Cases in the hospital: 24 people are currently in hospital – another since Friday’s update. Nine of them are in a guard unit – unchanged. There have been 166 cumulative cases in the hospital since the pandemic was declared: 89 in the Kawarthas, with 72 in Northumberland and five in Haliburton County. The health unit notes that there are “slight delays” in reporting case admissions, ICU admissions and hospital discharges.

From Monday afternoon, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reported eight hospitalized cases (unchanged) with eight identifying COVID-19 as the “primary cause of admission” (another).

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Cumulative cases: 6,244 since the onset of the pandemic – 25 pending with 3,057 in the Kawarthas (49.2 percent), 2,823 in Northumberland County (45.4 percent) and 339 in Haliburton County (5.5 percent).

Resolved cases: 5,787 – an additional 257 since Friday’s update. The settled cases make up about 92.6 percent of all cases.

Test: Ross Memorial Hospital’s COVID 19 assessment center operates from the Victoria Park Armory in Kent Street West in Lindsay. More details are available in this article.

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Vaccination: Boarding clinics are now available for anyone five years and older looking for a first, second or booster dose. Boarding sessions will be held from 13:00 to 16:30 at any of the health unit’s mass immunization clinics in Cobourg, Lindsay, Colborne, Minden, Fenelon Falls, Brighton and Campbellford. Appointments can also be booked via the provincial reservation system or by calling 1-833-943-3900 (TTY for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired: 1-866-797-0007). A list of dates and times is available on the health unit’s website.

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The health unit only reports outbreaks at “high-risk institutions”. As of Monday afternoon, there were 18 active outbreaks after the health unit declared a new outbreak at Access Community Services in Port Hope on 29 January and Extendicare Dysart et al on 28 January.

Other active outbreaks include (unless stated, case details not available):

  • Rosewood Estates Gracious Retirement Alive in Cobourg (initially declared January 24, but publicly reported Thursday).
  • Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg: Declared January 22 on Unit 2A Inpatient Unit.
  • Fenelon Court long-term care in Fenelon Falls: 21 January declared.
  • Port Hope Extension: January 19 declared.
  • Central East Correctional Center: Declared January 17th. Outbreaks were reported as “multiple units”. The province reported on January 27 267 cases among prisoners (most recent data).
  • Transitional home shelter in Cobourg: declared January 17th. Northumberland County, which runs the shelter, reported five cases on Jan. 17 – two customers and three staff members.
  • Christian Horizons in Lindsay. January 14 declared.
  • Community Living Group Home in Campbellford: Declared January 11th.
  • Extend Cobourg in Cobourg: Declared 11 Jan.
  • William Place Retirement Home in Lindsay: Declared 10 Jan.
  • Community Living Group Home – Warkworth: January 5 declared.
  • Regency long-term care in Port Hope: Declared 4 January. The facility on Wednesday reported 17 active cases – unchanged since Tuesday – 14 residents and three staff members. All were fully vaccinated.
  • Warkworth Place long-term care in Warkworth: declared on 31 December 2021.
  • Caressant Care McLaughlin long-term care in Lindsay: Declared 30 December 2021. The home reported on January 27 16 active cases – 13 residents and three staff members (five less than 21 January). A resident death was reported on January 12 amid the outbreak.
  • Golden Plow Lodge long-term care in Cobourg: Declared 26 December 2021, initially with two employee cases. The house reported four cases on Jan. 1 – an additional three staff members and one resident.
  • Warkworth Institution: The health unit, which was declared on December 21, 2021, initially reported 19 confirmed cases. Canada Correctional Service reported as of January 27, there were five active cases among inmates (most recent data available).

Outbreaks declared resolved since Friday:

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  • Community life in Dysart et Al in Haliburton County: Declared 17 Jan.
  • Case Manor Long Term Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon: Declared January 4th. 14 cases were settled (two residents and 12 staff members).
  • Caressant Care Marystraat long-term care in Lindsay: January 2 declared with three staff positive cases. Monday – after the health unit’s update – the home reported the outbreak was lifted. The outbreak had 25 resident cases and 59 personnel cases. The deaths of three residents were reported during the outbreak.
  • Christian Horizons Site D in Cobourg: declared on 5 January.
  • Victoria Manor Home for the Elderly in Lindsay: Declared 6 Jan.
  • Caressant Care Retirement Home in Lindsay: Declared 6 Jan.
  • Community Living Group Home Cobourg: January 7 declared.

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