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COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

Newmarket holds at 4 active cases; York Region reports 16 new cases, as median Rt sits at 1.18; Ontario has 313 new cases, 67% in persons aged under 40
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Editor's Note, Sept. 21, 2020: This report has been edited to remove the name of a child care centre that was incorrectly reported by Public Health Ontario to have a confirmed COVID-19 case.  

Newmarket (reported Sunday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 264 cases of COVID-19
  • 0 new cases since Sept. 12
  • 238 cases resolved (90%)
  • 4 active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 1 hospitalized
  • 1 (-1) new cases in last 7 days
  • 296 cases per 100,000 population
  • 611 tests Sept. 6 to 12: 0 positive, 610 negative, 1 indeterminate

The Nitty Gritty

  • 134 cases outbreak, or 51%
  • 52 cases close contact, or 20%
  • 46 cases community transmission, or 17%
  • 0 cases under investigation, or 2%
  • 21 cases travel, or 8%
  • 7 cases workplace cluster
  • 62 cases age 80+, or 24%
  • 42 cases age 55 to 64, or 16%
  • 42 cases age 65 to 79, or 16%
  • 38 cases age 35 to 44, or 14%
  • 39 cases age 19 to 34, 15%
  • 28 cases age 45 to 54, or 11%
  • 7 cases age 4 to 13, or 3%
  • 5 cases age 14 to 18, or 2%
  • 1 case age 0 to 3, or 0%

York Region (reported Sunday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,656 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 16 new cases since Sept. 13
  • 3,247 (+13) cases resolved (89%)
  • 156 (+2) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 253
  • 10 cases are hospitalized; 2 patients in ICU
  • 393 health-care workers infected
  • 108 (+1) workplace cluster locations, 11 (+1) active, 649 (+1) cases 

Recovery Measures

  • 112 (-1) new cases reported in last 7 days
  • 305 (+2) cases per 100,000 population
  • 14 new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • 1.18 (-0.01)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 28% of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 7,813 total tests Sept. 6 to 12: 72 positive, 7,734 negative, 7 indeterminate

*Rt is the average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. If above 1.0, the virus will spread quickly. When Rt is below 1.0, the virus stops spreading.

Cases in schools, child care centres

  • 0 schools
  • 1 child care centre
  • St. Veronica Children's Centre, Woodbridge

Institutional Outbreaks

The Nitty Gritty

  • 1,391 (+5) cases, or 38%, close contact
  • 1,006 cases, or 28%, institutional outbreak
  • 796 (+3) cases, or 22%, community transmission
  • 217, or 6%, travel
  • 151, or 4%, workplace cluster
  • 838 (+5) cases age 19 to 34, or 23%
  • 605 (+1) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 611 (+3) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 522 (+1) cases age 80+, or 14%
  • 460 (+1) cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 432 (+1) cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 96 cases age 14 to 18, or 3%
  • 66 cases age 4 to 13, or 2%
  • 26 cases age 0 to 3, or 1%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 1,564 (+3) cases, 56 active
  • Markham 832 (+8) cases, 51 (+4) active
  • Richmond Hill 440 (+3) cases, 28 (-1) active
  • Aurora 157 cases, 8 (-2) active
  • Newmarket 264 cases, 4 active
  • King 58 (+1) cases, 3 (+1) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 98 cases, 3 active
  • East Gwillimbury 75 cases, 2 active
  • Georgina 167 cases, 1 active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. today):

  • 44,817 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 313 new cases since Sept. 13 
  • 1 new death, totalling 2,816
  • 39,974 resolved 89.2% of cases
  • 47 (+12) cases are hospitalized; 17 (+3) in ICU; 8 (-1) on ventilators
  • 29,540 more tests completed, with 19,260 awaiting results
  • 1.0% positivity

Cases in schools, child care centres and homes 

  • 15 (+2) cases
  • 5 (+1) students; 10 (+1) staff 
  • 15 (+2) of 4,828 schools with a case (0.31%)
  • 0 schools closed
  • 58 (+2) cases at centres and homes
  • 31 (+1) children
  • 26 staff
  • 20 (+2) of 4,426 child care centres (0.45%)
  • 5 child care centres closed

Institutional Outbreaks 

  • 441 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 31 active
  • 195 (+1) outbreaks at retirement homes, 18 (+1) active
  • 98 outbreaks at hospitals, 2 active
  • 1,818 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,975 (+1) cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,803 cases are health-care workers (15.4%)



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