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COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

Spike in Ontario cases continues with highest daily number of new cases in 2 weeks, as death count surpasses 2,000
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Newmarket (reported at Thursday, May 21, 5 p.m.)

Institutional Outbreaks

The Nitty Gritty

  • 127 (+1) cases outbreak (66 per cent)
  • 20 cases community transmission
  • 23 cases close contact
  • 3 cases workplace outbreak
  • 111 cases females (58 per cent)
  • 60 cases age 80+
  • 34 cases age 55 to 64
  • 33 cases age 65 to 79
  • 18 cases age 20 to 34
  • 5 cases age 5 to 19

York Region (reported at Thursday, May 21, 5 p.m.)

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 56 institutional outbreaks; 37 closed
  • 132 (+3) individuals have died of outbreak-acquired COVID-19
  • 536 (+1) residents/patients
  • 457 (+1) health-care workers

The Nitty Gritty

  • 791 (+3) cases, or 37 per cent, institutional outbreak
  • 53 cases, or 3 per cent, workplace outbreak
  • 631 (+5) cases, or 30 per cent, close contact
  • 417 cases, or 20 per cent, community transmission
  • 392 cases age 80+, or 18 per cent
  • 390 cases age 20 to 34, or 18 per cent
  • 365 cases age 55 to 64, or 18 per cent
  • 71 cases age 5 to 19, or 3 per cent

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. today):

  • 24,628 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 441 new confirmed cases since May 21
  • 28 more deaths, totalling 2,021
  • 961 cases are hospitalized; 153 in intensive care units; 120 on ventilators
  • 18,767 resolved, 76.2 per cent of cases
  • 11,276 more tests completed, with 5,516 awaiting results

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 287 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 211 active
  • 119 (+2) outbreaks at retirement homes, 79 active
  • 79 (+1) outbreaks at hospitals, 54 active
  • 1,262 long-term care resident deaths; 4 health-care workers
  • 126 deaths at retirement homes
  • 55 deaths at hospitals
  • 4,711 cases are long-term care residents; 339 hospital patients
  • 4,239 cases, or 17.2 per cent, are health-care workers

The Nitty Gritty

  • 56.6 per cent are females
  • 41.7  per cent are aged 60 +
  • 6.4 per cent acquired by travel
  • 28.3 per cent close contact
  • 34.4 per cent community transmission
  • 31 per cent under investigation



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