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Ontario reports 130 new cases of COVID-19 today

There are currently 1,456 active, lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Ontario
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Public Health Ontario has reported 130 new cases of COVID-19 today and more than double that number of recoveries. 

Today's update notes there have been 267 more cases moved to recovery status as they have passed 14 days since the onset of symptoms and are not hospitalized. 

The new cases reported today include 15 health care workers, and eight long-term care residents. The largest portion of cases (49) were reported in people between the ages of 20 and 39. 

Toronto Public Health reported the highest regional increase today with 42 cases reported, followed by Peel Public Health, which reported 26 new cases.

The province also confirmed six more deaths related to COVID-19, including one person between 40 and 59 and five people over the age of 80. Four of the deaths confirmed today were long-term care residents and one was a health care worker. 

Public Health Ontario has reported 2,716 deaths (7.4 per cent of all cases) linked to the coronavirus since March, and has confirmed a total of 36,594 cases. There are now 32,422 cases (88.6 per cent) reported recovered. 

There are 1,456 active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, including 128 people currently hospitalized with the virus. There are 31 patients in intensive care and 18 patients on ventilators due to COVID-19. 

The average incidence rate in Ontario is 246.2 cases per 100,000 people in the population.

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 609 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region to date, with 579 of those reported in Simcoe County.

Thirty-six people have died and the health unit has reported 555 recoveries. The incidence rate for Simcoe-Muskoka region is 102.4 cases per 100,000 people in the population. 

There are 17 active cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County including three people hospitalized, according to the health unit's July 10 epidemiological report. 

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of July 10

Municipality  Total cases   Recoveries   Deaths   In Hospital   Last case reported   Incidence rate* 
Barrie 183 166 14   July 6 123.2
Bradford W-G 123 110 12   June 26 286.3
New Tecumseth 80 72 1 1 July 3 190.6
Innisfil 50 48   1 July 9 120.3
Orillia 17 15 2   June 23 53.8
Collingwood 15 15     May 19 62.5
Wasaga Beach 15 14 1   June 19 65.2
Clearview 8 7 1   June 15 not released
Springwater 14 12 1   July 9 61.9
Midland 8 6   1 July 6 not released
Oro-Medonte 7 5 2   June 1 not released
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 9     June 16 77.2
Essa 16 15 1   July 2 66.9
Ramara 10 10     June 23 96.3
Tiny 5 4     July 9 not released
Tay 8 8     June 29 not released
Penetanguishene 6 6     June 12 not released
Severn 5 5     June 23 not released

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


Erika Engel

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