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.
|Municipality||Total cases||Recoveries||Deaths||In Hospital||Last case reported||Incidence rate*|
|Bradford W-G||134||121||12||Aug. 4||311.9|
|New Tecumseth||84||80||1||1||Aug. 10||202.7|
|Wasaga Beach||15||14||1||June 19||65.2|
|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.