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No new COVID-19 cases in Simcoe County today

There has been one new case reported in Muskoka District - the first in the region since late June
2020-07-28 SMDHU offices 2

For the first time since late June, there's been a COVID-19 case confirmed in Muskoka. 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed a new case in Gravenhurst – a man between 18 and 34 years old. The transmission source for the case is still under investigation. The last lab-confirmed case in Gravenhurst was reported on June 1. 

Simcoe County's case numbers haven't changed today. There are still 12 active cases in the county including residents from Barrie (5), Bradford (1), New Tecumseth (3), Innisfil (1), Essa (1), and Ramara (1).  

One person from New Tecumseth is hospitalized and is the only hospitalized case in the region. 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 668 cases of COVID-19 to date, with 636 of those cases located in Simcoe County. 

There are 618 cases now recovered and 37 people have died in the region. 

In Simcoe-Muskoka, the incidence rate for the coronavirus is 112.2 cases per 100,000 people in the population. However, the rate for just Simcoe County is 120.4 cases per 100,000, and in Muskoka, the rate is 48.3 cases per 100,000 people. 

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of Aug. 11

Municipality Total cases Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie 201 182 14   Aug. 10 134.6
Bradford W-G 134 121 12   Aug. 4 311.9
New Tecumseth 84 80 1 1 Aug. 10 202.7
Innisfil 53 52     July 23 132.5
Orillia 19 17 2   July 30 53.8
Collingwood 16 16     July 20 66.7
Wasaga Beach 15 14 1   June 19 65.2
Clearview 9 8 1   July 27 60.9
Springwater 15 14 1   July 20 71.4
Midland 12 12     July 24 66.9
Oro-Medonte 9 7 2   Aug. 4 38.6
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 9     June 16 77.2
Essa 18 16 1   Aug. 6 75.3
Ramara 12 11     Aug. 5 115.6
Tiny 6 6     July 16 not released
Tay 9 9     July 23 not released
Penetanguishene 8 7 1   July 23 not released
Severn 7 7     July 27 not released

*Incidence rate is number of cases per 100,000 people in the local population.




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