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January 2: Daily COVID Update
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January 2: Daily COVID Update

The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays.These numbers are for a two-day period (January 1 and 2). Confirmed positive: 554, including 264 in Kawartha Lakes, 257 in Northumberland, 33 in Haliburton (increase of 36, including 11 in Kawartha Lakes, 21 in Northumberland, and 4 inHaliburton) *Active cases: 65, including 27 in Kawartha Lakes, 33 in Northumberland, and 6 in Haliburton (increase of 29, including 7 in Kawartha Lakes, 18 in Northumberland, and 4 in Haliburton) Probable cases: 2 (increase of 2, in Northumberland) High-risk contacts: 239, including 54 in Kawartha Lakes, 154 in Northumberland, and 3 in Haliburton (net decrease of 27) **Hospitalizations (total to date): 23, including 15 in Kawartha Lakes, 7 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton (increase of 1 in Kawartha Lakes) Deaths: 34 (no change) Resolved: 468, including 218 in Kawartha Lakes, 222 in Northumberland, 28 in Haliburton (increase of 8, including 4 in Kawartha Lakes and 4 in Northumberland) Institutional outbreaks:Christian Horizons group home in Northumberland, Hope St.Terrace long-term care home in Port Hope (increase of 2) ****The health unit states that total counts and counts for individual counties may fluctuate from previously reported counts as cases are transferred to or from the health unit based on case investigation details and routine data cleaning. **This total includes 25 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county. ***An outbreak was declared at Christian Horizons group home in Northumberland on January 1 and in Hope St. Terrace long-term care home in Port Hope on December 31. The outbreak at Golden Plough Lodge in Cobourg has been declared over.