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January 5: Daily COVID Update
kawarthaNOW.com, 5 Jan 2021
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January 5: Daily COVID Update

The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 583, including 276 in Kawartha Lakes, 274 in Northumberland, 33 inHaliburton (increase of 9, including 2 in Kawartha Lakes and 7 in Northumberland) *Active cases: 79, including 34 in Kawartha Lakes, 41 in Northumberland, and 4 in Haliburton (increase of 7, including 4 in Northumberland and 3 in Kawartha Lakes) Probable cases: 2, in Northumberland (no change)High-risk contacts: 161, including 56 in Kawartha Lakes, 75 in Northumberland, and 2 in Haliburton (net decrease of 18) **Hospitalizations (total to date): 25, including 16 in Kawartha Lakes, 8 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton (increase of 1 in Northumberland) ***Deaths: 35 (increase of 1 in Northumberland) Resolved: 482, including 223 in Kawartha Lakes, 230 in Northumberland, 29 in Haliburton (increase of 3, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 2 in Northumberland) Institutional outbreaks: Christian Horizons group home in Northumberland, Hope St.Terrace long-term care home in Port Hope (no change) *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 28 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county. **As of January 5, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reports a total of hospitalized with COVID-19 on an in-patient unit.