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

Of 981 tests for Newmarket residents last week, 3 were positive; outbreak at Vaughan farm adds 36 workplace cases in York Region; Ontario reports 121 new cases, the lowest number in more than a week
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Newmarket (reported Friday, July 3, 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
  • 981 tests June 21 to 28: 3 positive, 977 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 Friday, July 3, at 5 p.m.)

* A Vaughan man, 93, on July 1 at Bramptom Civic Hospital, a resident of Woodbridge Vista Care Community. (The 247th fatality previously reported is not a resident of York Region.)

Recovery Measures

  • 112 (+9) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 253 (+1) cases per 100,000 population
  • 12 new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • .84 (-.09)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 37% (+4) of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 9,953 tests June 21 to 28: 115 positive, 9,803 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

  • 1,047 (+6) cases, or 34%, close contact
  • 974 (-1) cases, or 32%, institutional outbreak
  • 636 (+4) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 129 (+15), or 4%, workplace cluster
  • 596 (+4) cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 506 cases age 80+, or 17%
  • 519 (+3) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 499 (+4) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 407 cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 369 (+4) cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 125 (+4) cases age 5 to 19, or 4%
  • 19 (+1) cases under age 5, or 1%

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

  • 35,656 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 121 new cases since July 2
  • 5 more deaths, totalling 2,687
  • 150 cases are hospitalized; 39 in ICU; 26 on ventilators
  • 31,083 resolved, 87.2% of cases
  • 21,425 more tests completed, with 14,594 awaiting results
  • 0.8% (-0.0% change) positivity of tests July 2

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 368 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 52 active
  • 152 outbreaks at retirement homes, 14 active
  • 94 outbreaks at hospitals, 6 active
  • 1,821 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,512 cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,034 cases are health-care workers (17%)



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