January 7: Daily COVID Update
- kawarthaNOW.com, 7 Jan 2021
- Taylor, Jeannine, Publisher
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- The provincial government announced extended online learning for elementary students in Southern Ontario, continuing until January 25, 2021, as one in five under age 13 tested positive for COVID-19.
The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays.
Confirmed positive: 613, including 297 in Kawartha Lakes, 281 in Northumberland, and 35 in Haliburton (increase of 20, including 13 in Kawartha Lakes and 7 in Northumberland)
*Active cases: 78, including 42 in Kawartha Lakes, 30 in Northumberland, and 5 in Haliburton (net increase of 6)
Probable cases: 3, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 2 in Northumberland (no change)
High-risk contacts: 130, including 42 in Kawartha Lakes, 65 in Northumberland, and 7 in Haliburton (net decrease of 18)
**Hospitalizations (total to date): 26, including 17 in Kawartha Lakes, 8 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton (increase of 1 in Kawartha Lakes)
***Deaths: 37, including 34 in Kawartha Lakes and 3 in Northumberland (increase of 1, in Kawartha Lakes)
Resolved: 512, including 234 in Kawartha Lakes, 248 in Northumberland, 30 in Haliburton (increase of 23, including 3 in Kawartha Lakes, 8 in Northumberland, and 1 in Haliburton)
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 16 high-risk contacts directly followed up through the Public Health Ontario contact tracing process that are missing the contacts’ county.
***As of January 7, Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reports 4 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19.
- Jeannine Taylor
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- Peterborough, ON
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- 7 Jan 2021
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- 7 Jan 2021
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- Ford, Doug, Premier
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