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

3 more cases in Newmarket, 1 more school surveillance; 157 new cases in York Region, 2 more deaths bring total to 300; Ontario reports record-high 1,588 new cases, 21 more deaths
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Newmarket (reported Friday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.)

  • 483 cases of COVID-19
  • 3 more cases since Nov. 19
  • 431 (+5) cases resolved (89%)
  • 28 (-4) active cases
  • 24 deaths
  • 3 hospitalized, 1 in ICU
  • 2 institutional outbreaks
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 7 at Newmarket Health Centre, Eagle Street (1 health-care worker)
    • Outbreak #2 declared Nov. 1 at Southlake Residential Care Village (3 health-care workers)
  • 3 (+1) school surveillances: Sir William #3, Denne, Sir William Mulock Secondary #2
  • 25 new cases in last 7 days
  • 541 (+2) cases per 100,000 population
  • 1,370 tests Nov. 8 to 14: 31 positive (2%), 1,336 negative, 3 indeterminate

The Nitty Gritty

  • 164 cases close contact, or 34%
  • 144 cases outbreak, or 30%
  • 100 (+1) cases community transmission, or 21%
  • 24 (+1) cases under investigation, or 5%
  • 28 cases travel, or 6%
  • 16 (+1) cases workplace outbreak, or 4%
  • 101 cases age 19 to 34, 21%
  • 78 (-1) cases age 35 to 44, or 16%
  • 82 (+1) cases age 55 to 64, or 17%
  • 65 (+1) cases age 80+, or 13%
  • 62 (+1) cases age 45 to 54, or 13%
  • 58 cases age 65 to 79, or 13%
  • 19 cases age 4 to 13, or 4%
  • 15 cases age 14 to 18, or 3%
  • 3 cases age 0 to 3, or 0%

York Region (reported Friday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.) at red control

  • 9,409 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 157 new cases since Nov. 19
  • 8,016 (+170) cases resolved (85%)
  • 1,093 (-18) active cases
  • 2 more deaths, totalling 300
    • A 95-year-old King woman passed away at Nov. 19 at  King City Lodge Nursing Home (Exposure outbreak at King City Lodge)
    • An 85-year-old Whitchurch-Stouffville man passed away at Nov. 14 at Markham Stouffville Hospital (Exposure unknown)
  • 54 (-6) cases are hospitalized; 7 (-1) patients in ICU
  • 204 (+2) workplace outbreaks, 13 (+1) active, 1,171 (+11) cases

Recovery Measures

  • 1,054 (+36) new cases reported in last 7 days
  • 883 (+27) cases per 100,000 population
  • 136 (+7) new community cases daily average in last 7 days
  • 1.27 (+0.07) 7-day median reproductive number*
  • 39% of new cases unknown source of infection
  • 16,558 total tests Nov. 8 to 14: 979 (6%) positive, 15,533 negative, 46 indeterminate

*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.

Cases in schools, child care centres

  • 24 school outbreaks, 7 (-1) active
  • 0 schools closed
  • 179 (+7) schools under surveillance, 53 active
  • 1 (-1) active child care centre outbreaks

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 129 institutional outbreaks; 20 active

The Nitty Gritty

  • 4,380 (+58) cases, or 47%, close contact
  • 2,340 (+44) cases, or 25%, community transmission
  • 1,495 (+2) cases, or 16%, institutional outbreak
  • 506 (+44) cases under investigation, or 6%
  • 282 (+2) cases, or 3%, travel
  • 301 (+1) cases, or 3%, workplace outbreak
  • 2,484 (+34) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 1,547 (+23) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 1,440 (+27) cases age 55 to 64, or 15%
  • 1,187 (+25) cases ages 35 to 44, or 13%
  • 954 (+13) cases age 65 to 79, or 10%
  • 836 (+6) cases age 80+, or 9%
  • 446 (+16) cases age 4 to 13, or 5%
  • 387 (+8) cases age 14 to 18, or 4%
  • 128 (+2) cases age 0 to 3, or 1%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 4,139 (+76) cases, 516 active
  • Markham 2,332 (+40) cases, 289 (-7) active
  • Richmond Hill 1,185 (+22) cases, 137 (+1) active
  • King 245 (+3) cases, 43 (-5) active
  • Newmarket 483 (+3) cases, 28 (-3) active
  • Aurora 326 (+1) cases, 28 (-2) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 269 (+10) cases, 27 active
  • Georgina 229 cases, 16 (-2) active
  • East Gwillimbury 175 (+1) cases, 12 active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 today):

  • 102,378 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 1,588 new cases since Nov. 19
  • 21 more deaths, totalling 3,472
  • 86,079 resolved 84.1% of cases
  • 513 (-5) cases are hospitalized; 146 (+4) in ICU; 87 (-5) on ventilators
  • 46,671 more tests completed, with 43,047 awaiting results
  • 3.6% (-0.5%) positivity Nov. 19

Cases in schools, child care centres and homes

  • 1,633 (+31) cases ages 4 to 8
  • 2,195 (+70) cases ages 9 to 13
  • 2,256 (+51) cases ages 14 to 17

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 652 (+1) outbreaks at long-term care homes, 97 (+1) active
  • 326 outbreaks at retirement homes, 63 (-1) active
  • 156 (+2) outbreaks at hospitals, 29 (+2) active
  • 2,206 (+13) long-term care resident deaths
  • 7,984 (+50) cases are long-term care residents
  • 9,070 (+61) cases are health-care workers (9.0%)



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