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

York Region not reporting data for July 31; Ontario has 124 new cases, 2 more deaths, hospitalizations continue to decline
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York Region Public Health is transitioning to the Ontario Ministry of Health's new Public Health Case and Contact Management system that will replace the integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) for documentation and reporting of COVID-19 cases and contacts. As a result, updated data is not available for Friday, July 31.

Newmarket (reported Thursday, July 30, at 5 p.m.)

  • 248 cases of COVID-19
  • 0 new cases since July 29
  • 216 cases resolved (87%)
  • 10 active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 0 hospitalized
  • 0 new cases in last 7 days
  • 278 cases per 100,000 population
  • 953 tests July 19 to 26: 1 positive, 950 negative, 2 indeterminate

The Nitty Gritty

  • 134 cases outbreak (54%)
  • 46 cases close contact
  • 40 cases community transmission
  • 4 cases under investigation
  • 7 cases workplace cluster
  • 62 cases age 80+
  • 41 cases age 55 to 64
  • 39 cases age 65 to 79
  • 34 cases age 35 to 44
  • 30 cases age 20 to 34
  • 27 cases age 45 to 54
  • 13 cases age 5 to 19
  • 2 cases under age 5

York Region (reported Thursday, July 30, at 5 p.m.)

Recovery Measures

  • 40 (-5) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 273 cases per 100,000 population
  • 7 new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • 0.73 (-.12)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 33% of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 10,234 tests July 19 to 26: 56 positive, 10,164 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

  • 1,188 (+2) cases, or 36%, close contact
  • 999 (-1) cases, or 31%, institutional outbreak
  • 689 (+2) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 188, or 6%, travel
  • 152, or 5%, workplace cluster
  • 668 cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 554 cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 537 cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 515 (-1) cases age 80+, or 16%
  • 429 cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 395 (+1) cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 153 (+1) cases age 5 to 19, or 5%
  • 23 cases under age 5, or 1%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 1,431 (+2) cases, 90 (-3) active
  • Markham 722 cases, 60 (+1) active
  • Richmond Hill 359 (-2) cases, 30 (-3) active
  • Aurora 138 cases, 12 (-1) active
  • Newmarket 248 cases, 10 active
  • Georgina 164 cases, 7 active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 88 (+1) cases, 7 (+1) active
  • King 50 cases, 5 active
  • East Gwillimbury 71 (+1) cases, 3 active

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

  • 39,333 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 124 new cases since July 30
  • 2 more deaths, totalling 2,777
  • 73 (-5) cases are hospitalized; 27 (-2) in ICU; 12 (-3) on ventilators
  • 35,237 resolved, 89.6% of cases
  • 33,282 more tests completed, with 26,984 awaiting results
  • 0.5% (-0.1% change) positivity of tests July 30

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 393 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 34 active
  • 169 outbreaks at retirement homes, 25 active
  • 97 outbreaks at hospitals, 5 active
  • 1,795 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,891 cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,450 (+12) cases are health-care workers (16.5%)



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