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

10 more cases in Newmarket, 185 are active; York Region adds 229 cases, unknown source of infection rises to 77% of new cases; Ontario confirms 2,961 new cases, and 74 more deaths, of which 36 were long-term care residents
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Newmarket (reported Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m.)

  • 1,170 cases of COVID-19 
  • 10 more cases since Jan. 11
  • 953 (+16) cases resolved (81%)
  • 185 (-2) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 32
  • 14 (-1) hospitalized, 1 (+0) in ICU
  • 11 (+0) institutional outbreaks
    • Outbreak #5 declared Jan. 8 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket (7 health-care workers)
    • Outbreak #3 declared Jan. 8 at Southlake Residential Care Village LTC, Newmarket (4 (+1) residents, 8 (+1) health-care workers)
    • Outbreak declared Jan. 5 at Amica Newmarket (1 health-care worker)
    • Outbreak declared Jan. 5 at Brown's Residential Home (1 staff)
    • Outbreak #3 Jan. 4 at Southlake Regional Health Centre (5 patients, 1 health-care worker)
    • Outbreak #4 Jan. 4 at Southlake Regional Health Centre (3 patients, 1 health-care worker)
    • Outbreak declared Dec. 30 at The Renoir Retirement Residence (6 residents, 3 health-care workers)
    • Outbreak #3 declared Dec. 30 at New Leaf - Pines Residence (1 resident, 4 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Dec. 28 at Chartwell Alexander Muir Retirement Residence (3 health-care workers)
    • Outbreak #2 declared Dec. 21 at Southlake Regional Health Centre (10 patients, 20 (+2) health-care workers)
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 7 at Newmarket Health Centre, Eagle Street (25 residents, 29 health-care workers)
  • 1 (+0) workplace outbreaks
  • 171 (-11) new cases in last 7 days
  • 104 tests Jan. 10, 12 positive (12% positivity); 404 tests Jan. 11, 22 positive (5% positivity);

The Nitty Gritty

  • 403 (+2) cases close contact, or 34%
  • 228 (+2) cases institutional outbreak, or 19%
  • 199 (+0) cases community transmission, or 17%
  • 262 (+10) cases under investigation, or 22%
  • 32 (+0) cases travel, or 3%
  • 37 (-4) cases workplace outbreak, or 4%
  • 284 (+4) cases age 19 to 34, 24%
  • 198 (+2) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 172 (+2) cases age 45 to 54, or 15%
  • 157 (+2) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 107 (+1) cases age 80+, or 10%
  • 110 (+1) cases age 65 to 79, or 10%
  • 71 (+1) cases age 4 to 13, or 6%
  • 54 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 17 (+1) cases age 0 to 3, or 1%

York Region (reported Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m.) at grey lockdown zone

  • 21,720 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 229 new cases since Jan. 11 
  • 18,868 (+255) cases resolved (87%)
  • 2,453 (-43) active cases
  • 5 more deaths, totalling 399
    • An 87-year-old Vaughan women passed away Jan. 7 at Mackenzie Health hospital, Richmond Hill (Exposure - outbreak at Viva Thornhill Woods retirement home, Vaughan)
    • An 84-year-old Markham woman passed away Jan. 8 at Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham (Exposure - outbreak at Chartwell Woodhaven LTC, Markham)
    • A 93-year-old Markham woman passed away Jan. 8 at Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham (Exposure - close contact)
    • A 90-year-old Aurora woman passed away Jan. 11 at Willows Estate LTC home, Aurora (Exposure - outbreak Willows Estate)
    • An 82-year-old Markham woman passed away Jan. 11 at Chartwell Woodhaven LTC, Markham (Exposure - outbreak at Chartwell Woodhaven) 
  • 161 (+1) cases are hospitalized, 22 (+0) patients in ICU 
  • 317 (+1) workplace outbreaks, 30 (-4) active, 2,341 (+2) cases 

Recovery Measures

  • 2,358 (-113) new cases reported in last 7 days
  • 200 (+1) new cases per 100,000 residents in last 7 days (incidence rate)
  • 60 (+2) new hospitalizations in last 7 days
  • 1.12 (+0.0)  7-day median reproductive number*
  • 77% (+10%) of new cases unknown source of infection
  • 671 tests Jan. 10, 56 positive (8% positivity); 2,594 tests Jan. 11, 211 positive (8% positivity);

*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

  • 55 (+0) school outbreaks, 1 (+0) active
  • 354 (+3) school surveillances, 6 (+3) active
  • 37 (+1) child care outbreaks, 4 (+1) active
  • 946 (+7) total school and child care cases
  • 675 (+0) student/children cases
  • 271 (+7) staff cases

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 204 (+2)  institutional outbreaks, 52 (+2) active
    • Outbreak #2 declared Jan. 11 at Reena – Rockview, Vaughan (1 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Jan. 11 at Pleasant Valley Rest Home retirement home, East Gwillimbury (1 staff)

Nittty Gritty

  • 9,240 (-1) cases, or 43%, close contact
  • 4,822 (+2) cases, or 23%, community transmission
  • 2,291 (+28) cases, or 11%, institutional outbreak
  • 4,190 (+184) cases under investigation, or 19%
  • 332 (+0) cases, or 2% travel
  • 715 (+4) cases, or 3%, workplace outbreak
  • 5,663 (+54) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 3,658 (+38) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 3,233 (+25) cases age 55 to 64, or 15%
  • 2,994 (+33) cases ages 35 to 44, or 14%
  • 2,009 (+21) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 1,420 (+12) cases age 80+, or 7%
  • 1,313 (+13) cases age 4 to 13, or 6%
  • 1,091 (+14) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 339 (+7) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 9,149 (+94) cases, 930 (+29) active
  • Markham 5,918 (+58) cases, 615 (-4) active
  • Richmond Hill 2,686 (+33) cases, 336 (-2) active
  • Newmarket 1,170 (+10) cases, 185 (-2) active
  • Aurora 718 (+15) cases, 104 (+2) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 608 (+9) cases, 100 (-2) active
  • Georgina 467 (+3) cases, 67 (-3) active
  • East Gwillimbury 427 (+4) cases, 56 (-2) active
  • King 511 (+1) cases, 39 (-6) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 13, for Jan. 12)

  • 224,984 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 2,961 new cases since Jan. 11 
  • 74 more deaths, totalling 5,127
  • 190,221 resolved 84.5% of cases
  • 1,674 (-27) cases are hospitalized; 385 (+0) in ICU; 276 (+14) on ventilators
  • 50,931 more tests completed, with 61,259 awaiting results
  • 7.8% (+0.1%) positivity Jan. 11

Vaccines

  • 11,231 daily doses administered Jan. 12
  • 144,784 total doses
  • 8,778 completed (2 required doses)

Cases in schools, child care centres and homes

  • 4,725 (+64) cases ages 4 to 8
  • 6,629 (+90) cases ages 9 to 13
  • 6,815 (+111) cases ages 14 to 17

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 1,046 (+8) outbreaks at long-term care homes, 257 (-4) active
  • 583 (+8) outbreaks at retirement homes, 164 (+2) active
  • 301 (+6) outbreaks at hospitals, 85 (+1) active
  • 3,063 (+36) long-term care resident deaths
  • 12,726 (+151) cases are long-term care residents 
  • 14,909 cases are health-care workers (6.7%)