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

1 more case, totalling 236, for Newmarket; York Region's 7-day median Rt jumps to 1.07; Ontario reports no new COVID-19-related deaths in for the first time in months
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Newmarket (reported Sunday, July 5, at 5 p.m.)

  • 236 cases of COVID-19
  • 1 new cases since July 4
  • 201 cases resolved (88%)
  • 13 active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 0 hospitalized
  • 2 (+1) new case in last 7 days
  • 264 (+1) cases per 100,000 population
  • 759 tests June 28 to July 5: 2 positive, 755 negative

The Nitty Gritty

  • 131 cases outbreak (56%)
  • 38 cases close contact
  • 35 cases community transmission
  • 9 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
  • 26 (+1) cases age 45 to 54
  • 9 cases age 5 to 19
  • 2 cases under age 5

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

Recovery Measures

  • 131 (+10) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 256 (+1) cases per 100,000 population
  • 13 (-1) new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • 1.07 (+.12)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 27% (-1) of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 7,507 tests June 28 to July 5: 79 positive, 7,411 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

  • 1,056 (+6) cases, or 34%, close contact
  • 975 cases, or 32%, institutional outbreak
  • 645 (+5) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 138 (+1), or 4%, workplace cluster
  • 611 (+5) cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 524 (+7) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 507 (+1) cases age 80+, or 16%
  • 503 (+1) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 408 (+1) cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 375 (+1) cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 128 cases age 5 to 19, or 4%
  • 20 cases under age 5, or 1%

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

  • 35,948 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 154 new cases since July 4
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 2,689
  • 118 cases are hospitalized; 36 in ICU; 21 on ventilators
  • 31,426 resolved, 87.4% of cases
  • 17,303 more tests completed, with 8,931 awaiting results
  • 1.0% (+0.2% change) positivity of tests July 4

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 368 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 44 active
  • 153 outbreaks at retirement homes, 14 active
  • 94 outbreaks at hospitals, 6 active
  • 1,717 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,514 cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,068 cases are health-care workers (17%)



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