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Ontario confirms 102 new COVID cases today

There are now 1,400 active lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Ontario
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Public Health Ontario has reported 102 new cases of COVID-19 today, a record low that goes back to March 25 reporting levels, when testing was much lower. 

The province noted there have been 23,769 tests processed since yesterday's report, bringing the cumulative testing total to 1.75 million. 

There were nine deaths related to the coronavirus confirmed today in Ontario, including one person between the ages of 40 and 59, four people between the ages of 60 and 79, and four people over the age of 80. 

Today's new cases are mostly individuals between 20 and 59 (68 people) and almost 50 per cent (49 cases) come from the Toronto Public Health jurisdiction. There have been 34 new cases of COVID-19 reported in health care workers today.

Public Health Ontario has reported a total of 37,052 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 to-date. Of those, 32,920 cases are reported recovered (88.8 per cent) and 2,732 people have died (7.4 per cent). 

Based on today's epidemiological report, there are now 1,400 active cases of the coronavirus in Ontario. There are 115 people hospitalized with the virus, including 31 patients in intensive care and 22 patients on ventilators. 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 616 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region to date, with 585 of those reported in Simcoe County.

Thirty-six people have died and the health unit has reported 559 recoveries. The incidence rate for Simcoe-Muskoka region is 103.6 cases per 100,000 people in the population. 

There are 19 active cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County including three people hospitalized, according to the health unit's July 14 epidemiological report. 

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will enter Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan on Friday.

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of July 14

Municipality  Total cases   Recoveries   Deaths   In Hospital   Last case reported   Incidence rate* 
Barrie 185 166 14   July 14 123.9
Bradford W-G 124 110 12   July 14 288.6
New Tecumseth 80 75 1 1 July 3 193.1
Innisfil 52 48   1 July 14 127.6
Orillia 17 15 2   June 23 50.8
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     July 14 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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