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

York Region cases spike by 49 due to long-term care testing; Ontario new cases remain high, as five-day average increases for sixth day after being on the decline for weeks
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Newmarket (reported at Friday, May 22, 5 p.m.)

Institutional Outbreaks

The Nitty Gritty

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

York Region (reported at Friday, May 22, 5 p.m.)

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 56 institutional outbreaks; 37 closed
  • 133 (+1) individuals have died of outbreak-acquired COVID-19
  • 565 (+29) residents/patients
  • 466 (+9) health-care workers

The Nitty Gritty

  • 820 (+29) cases, or 37 per cent, institutional outbreak
  • 54 (+1) cases, or 3 per cent, workplace outbreak
  • 652 (+19) cases, or 30 per cent, close contact
  • 424 cases (+6), or 19 per cent, community transmission
  • 413 cases age 80+, or 18 per cent
  • 395 cases age 20 to 34, or 18 per cent
  • 367 cases age 55 to 64, or 18 per cent
  • 74 cases age 5 to 19, or 3 per cent

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

  • 25,040 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 412 new confirmed cases since May 22
  • 27 more deaths, totalling 2,048
  • 912 cases are hospitalized; 147 in intensive care units; 119 on ventilators
  • 19,146 resolved, 76.5 per cent of cases
  • 11,028 more tests completed, with 5,871 awaiting results

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 292 (+5) outbreaks at long-term care homes, 212 active
  • 120 (+1) outbreaks at retirement homes, 79 active
  • 80 (+1) outbreaks at hospitals, 51 active
  • 1,282 long-term care resident deaths; 4 health-care workers
  • 133 deaths at retirement homes
  • 58 deaths at hospitals
  • 4,784 cases are long-term care residents; 345 hospital patients
  • 4,306 cases, or 17.2 per cent, are health-care workers

The Nitty Gritty

  • 56.6 per cent are females
  • 41.5  per cent are aged 60 +
  • 5.9 per cent acquired by travel
  • 61.1 per cent outbreak or close contact
  • 12.6 per cent community transmission
  • 20.4 per cent under investigation



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