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

2 more cases in Newmarket, 6 in the last 7 days; 7 new cases in York Region, all under age 35; after a full week of reporting fewer than 100 daily cases, today Ontario is reporting 115 new cases
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Newmarket (reported Sunday, Aug. 9, at 5 p.m.)

  • 255 cases of COVID-19
  • 2 new cases since Aug. 8
  • 218 cases resolved (85%)
  • 15 (+2) active cases
  • 22 deaths
  • 0 hospitalized
  • 6 (+1) new cases in last 7 days
  • 283 cases per 100,000 population
  • 760 tests Aug. 2 to 9: 6 positive, 750 negative, 4 indeterminate

The Nitty Gritty

  • 134 cases outbreak (54%)
  • 48 cases close contact
  • 38 cases community transmission
  • 8 (+2) cases under investigation
  • 20 cases travel
  • cases workplace cluster
  • 62 cases age 80+
  • 42 cases age 55 to 64
  • 40 cases age 65 to 79
  • 36 cases age 35 to 44
  • 33 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 Sunday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m.)

Recovery Measures

  • 45 (+3) cases reported in last 7 days
  • 277 cases per 100,000 population
  • 6 (-1) new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • 0.57 (+.18%)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 30% of new cases unknown source of infection 
  • 7,659 tests Aug. 2 to 9: 45 positive, 7,582 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

  • 1,213 (+3) cases, or 36%, close contact
  • 1,002 cases, or 30%, institutional outbreak
  • 697 (+2) cases, or 21%, community transmission
  • 192, or 6%, travel
  • 151, or 5%, workplace cluster
  • 687 (+5) cases age 20 to 34, or 20%
  • 559 cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 549 cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 513 cases age 80+, or 16%
  • 430 cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 398 cases ages 35 to 44, or 12%
  • 169 (+2) cases age 5 to 19, or 5%
  • 23 cases under age 5, or 1%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 1,443 (+1) cases, 81 active
  • Markham 734 (+3) cases, 68 (+2) active
  • Richmond Hill 376 (+1) cases, 46 (+1) active
  • Newmarket 255 (+2) cases, 15 (+3) active
  • Aurora 141 cases, 12 (-1) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 92 cases, 11 active
  • Georgina 164 cases, 6 active
  • King 52 cases, 6 active
  • East Gwillimbury 70 cases, 3 active

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

  • 40,160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 115 new cases since Aug. 8  
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 2,786
  • 49 (-6) cases are hospitalized; 25 (-1) in ICU; 14 (+2) on ventilators*
  • 36,381 resolved, 90.6% of cases
  • 22,275 more tests completed, with 10,865 awaiting results
  • 0.5% (+0.1% change) positivity of tests Aug. 8

*approximately 36 hospitals did not submit data

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 403 outbreaks at long-term care homes, 34 (-1) active
  • 174 outbreaks at retirement homes, 20 active
  • 98 outbreaks at hospitals, 4 active
  • 1,799 long-term care resident deaths
  • 5,903 (+2) cases are long-term care residents
  • 6,551 (+11) cases are health-care workers (16.4%, Aug. 8))



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