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

Newmarket holds steady at 11 active cases; York Region 7-day median Rt drops to 0.93; 165 more cases in Ontario, as health-care worker cases surpass 6,000
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Newmarket (reported Thursday, July 2, at 5 p.m.)

  • 234 cases of COVID-19
  • 0 new cases since July 1
  • 201 cases resolved (86%)
  • 11 active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 0 hospitalized
  • 1 new case in last 7 days
  • 262 cases per 100,000 population
  • 973 tests June 21 to 28: 3 positive, 969 negative

The Nitty Gritty

  • 131 cases outbreak (56%)
  • 38 cases close contact
  • 34 cases community transmission
  • 7 cases under investigation
  • cases workplace cluster
  • 61 cases age 80+
  • 41 cases age 55 to 64
  • 37 cases age 65 to 79
  • 32 cases age 35 to 44
  • 28 cases age 20 to 34
  • 24 cases age 45 to 54
  • 9 cases age 5 to 19
  • 2 cases under age 5

York Region (reported Thursday, July 2, at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 21 new cases since July 1
  • 2,450 cases resolved (81%)
  • 323 (+3) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 247
  • 31 cases are hospitalized; 12 patients in ICU
  • 346 (+2) health-care workers infected
  • 74 workplace cluster locations, 15 active, 502 cases

Recovery Measures

  • 103 (+3) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 252 (+2) cases per 100,000 population
  • 12 new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • .93 (-.07)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 33% (-4) of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 9,707 tests June 21 to 28: 104 positive, 9,568 negative

*Rt is the average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. If above 1.0, the virus will spread quickly. When Rt is below 1.0, the virus stops spreading.

Institutional Outbreaks

The Nitty Gritty

  • 1,041 (+9) cases, or 34%, close contact
  • 975 (+2) cases, or 32%, institutional outbreak
  • 632 (+4) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 114 (+2), or 4%, workplace cluster
  • 592 (+7) cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 506 cases age 80+, or 17%
  • 516 (+2) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 495 (+4) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 407 (+2) cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 365 (+3) cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 121 (+8) cases age 5 to 19, or 4%
  • 18 cases under 5, or 1%

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

  • 35,535 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 165 new cases since July 1
  • 2 more deaths, totalling 2,682
  • 155 cases are hospitalized; 40 in ICU; 25 on ventilators
  • 30,909 resolved, 87% of cases
  • 24,194 more tests completed, with 15,911 awaiting results
  • 0.8% (-0.2% change) positivity of tests July 1

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 367 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 58 active
  • 153 outbreaks at retirement homes, 17 active
  • 94 outbreaks at hospitals, 6 active
  • 1,712 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,508 cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,006 cases are health-care workers (17%)



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