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

1 more case in Newmarket, age 5 to 19; York Region reports 9 new cases, no additional deaths; Ontario new cases drop to 135, 1 more death, on day of announcement of next regions to move to stage 3
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Newmarket (reported Sunday, July 19, at 5 p.m.)

  • 246 cases of COVID-19
  • 1 new case since July 18
  • 208 (+1) cases resolved (85%)
  • 16 active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 1 hospitalized
  • 6 (+1) new cases in last 7 days
  • 276 (+2) cases per 100,000 population
  • 624 tests July 12 to 19: 3 positive, 618 negative

The Nitty Gritty

  • 133 (+1) cases outbreak (54%)
  • 46 cases close contact
  • 38 cases community transmission
  • 6 cases under investigation
  • cases workplace cluster
  • 62 cases age 80+
  • 42 cases age 55 to 64
  • 38 cases age 65 to 79
  • 34 cases age 35 to 44
  • 28 cases age 20 to 34
  • 27 cases age 45 to 54
  • 13 (+1) cases age 5 to 19
  • 2 cases under age 5

York Region (reported Sunday, July 19, at 5 p.m.)

Recovery Measures

  • 62 (+2) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 267 cases per 100,000 population
  • 10 (-2) new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • .95 (+.2)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 20% of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 7,254 tests July 12 to 19: 55 positive, 7,185 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

  • 1,143 (+6) cases, or 36%, close contact
  • 997 (+5) cases, or 31%, institutional outbreak
  • 668 (+1) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 152 (+1), or 5%, workplace cluster
  • 651 (+2) cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 546 (+2) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 527 (+2) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 514 cases age 80+, or 16%
  • 421 cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 388 cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 141 (+2) cases age 5 to 19, or 4%
  • 22 cases under age 5, or 1%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 1,402 (+3) cases, 218 active
  • Markham 709 (+4) cases, 123 active
  • Georgina 163 cases, 43 active
  • Richmond Hill 351 cases, 42 active
  • Aurora 130 (+1) cases, 28 active
  • Newmarket 246 (+1) cases, 16 active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 85 cases, 11 active
  • King 48 cases, 8 active
  • East Gwillimbury 70 cases, 5 active

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

  • 37,739 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 135 new cases since July 18
  • 1 more death, totalling 2,752
  • 115 cases are hospitalized; 37 in ICU; 24 on ventilators
  • 33,513 resolved, 88.8% of cases
  • 20,913 more tests completed, with 11,351  awaiting results
  • 0.7% (+0.0% change) positivity of tests July 18

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 383 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 36 active
  • 161 outbreaks at retirement homes, 20 active
  • 95 outbreaks at hospitals, 4 active
  • 1,730 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,546 cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,319 cases are health-care workers (16.8%)



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