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

7 more cases in Newmarket, 1 more variant, 52 cases are active; York Region confirms 109 more cases, 25 more variants, 3 more deaths; Ontario reports 1,138 new cases, variants jump to 462 cases, 23 more deaths
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Newmarket (reported Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.)

  • 1,576 cases of COVID-19 
  • 7 more cases since Feb. 23 
  • 26 (+1) variant cases
    • 2 (+0) B.1.1.7. (U.K); local transmission
    • 24 (+1)  (lineage not yet determined); 14 (+1) close contact, 5 local transmission, 5 workplace
  • 1,487 (+2) cases resolved (94%)
  • 52 (+5) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 37
  • 7 (+0) hospitalized, 1 (+0) in ICU
  • 4 (+0) institutional outbreaks
    • Outbreak #2 declared Feb. 22 at Eagle Terrace Long-term Care Home (3 (+1) staff)
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 19 at Inn From the Cold (1 resident, 1 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 3 at The Newmarket Residence (53 residents, 10 staff)
    • Outbreak #3 Jan. 4 at Southlake Regional Health Centre (27 patients, 16 health-care workers)
  • 1 (+0) school surveillance
    • Surveillance declared Feb. 15 at La Maison Montessori House  (1 staff) 
  • 1 (+0) child care outbreak
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 6 at Brightpath Newmarket (5 children, 5 staff)
  • 39 (+2) new cases in last 7 days
  • 249 tests on Feb. 21, 6 positive (2% positivity); 206 tests on Feb. 22, 5 positive (2.4% positivity)

The Nitty Gritty

  • 735 (+3) cases close contact, or 47%
  • 310 (+0) cases institutional outbreak, or 20%
  • 381 (+3) cases community transmission, or 24%
  • 10 (+1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 40 (+0) cases travel, or 3%
  • 88 (+0) cases workplace outbreak, or 6%
  • 388 (+3) cases age 19 to 34, 25%
  • 273 (+0) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 236 (+3) cases age 45 to 54, or 15%
  • 203 (+0) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 143 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 118 (+0) cases age 80+, or 8%
  • 102 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 77 (+1) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 36 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

York Region (reported Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.) at red control zone

  • 28,463 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 109 new cases since Feb. 23
  • 486 (+25) variant cases
    • 70 (+17) B.1.1.7 (U.K.)
    • 416 (+8) (lineage not yet determined) 
  • 27,050 (+100) cases resolved (95%)
  • 894 (+5) active cases
  • 3 more deaths, totalling 519
    • An 88-year-old Vaughan woman passed away Feb. 14 at Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill (Exposure - outbreak at Four Elms Retirement Residence, Vaughan)
    • A 90-year-old Vaughan man passed away Feb. 20 at Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill (Exposure - outbreak at Mackenzie Health)
    • A 50-year-old Markham man passed away Feb. 17 at North York General Hospital, Toronto (Exposure - close contact) 
  • 132 (+1) cases are hospitalized, 19 (+0) patients in ICU 
  • 373 (+1) workplace outbreaks, 15 (-1) active, 3,097 (+11) cases 

Recovery Measures

  • 753 (+15) new cases reported in last 7 days
  • 68 (-1) new cases per 100,000 residents in last 7 days (incidence rate)
  • 29 (-4) new hospitalizations in last 7 days
  • 0.86 (-0.03)  7-day median reproductive number
  • 5% (+1%) of new cases unknown source of infection
  • 1,927 tests on Feb. 21, 89 positive (5% positivity); 1,624 tests on Feb. 22, 109 positive (6.7% positivity)

Cases in schools, child care centres

  • 58 (+0) school outbreaks, 1 (+0) active
  • 392 (+4) school surveillances, 14 (+3) active
  • 59 (+0) child care outbreaks, 5 (+0) active
  • 1,133 (+8) total school and child care cases
  • 770 (+4) student/children cases
  • 363 (+4) staff cases

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 257 (+0) institutional outbreaks, 26 (+0) active

Nitty Gritty

  • 14,628 (+56) cases, or 51%, close contact
  • 8,376 (+30)  cases, or 29%, community transmission
  • 3,036 (+1) cases, or 11%, institutional outbreak
  • 268 (+11) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 448 (+0) cases, or 2%, travel
  • 1,527 (+10) cases, or 5%, workplace outbreak
  • 7,374 (+29) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 4,859 (+18) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 4,297 (+20) cases age 55 to 64, or 15%
  • 3,976 (+16) cases ages 35 to 44, or 14%
  • 2,619 (+7) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 1,705 (+4) cases age 80+, or 6%
  • 1,705 (+7) cases age 4 to 13, or 6%
  • 1,427 (+3) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 501 (+5) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 11,988 (+39) cases, 362 (-8) active
  • Markham 7,484 (+23) cases, 192 (-10) active
  • Richmond Hill 3,708 (+16) cases, 146 (+8) active
  • Newmarket 1,576 (+7) cases, 52 (+5) active
  • East Gwillimbury 612 (+4) cases, 44 (+3) active
  • Georgina 666 (+7) cases, 30 (+4) active
  • Aurora 926 (+5) cases, 24 (+4) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 806 (+6) cases, 22 (+2) active
  • King 636 (+2) cases, 17 (-3) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 25, for Feb. 24)

  • 297,311 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 1,138 new cases since Feb. 23
  • 462 (+57) variant cases
    • 449 (+54) U.K. variant
    • 23 (+2) South African variant
    • 2 (+1) Brazilian variant
  • 23 more deaths, totalling 6,916
  • 280,324 resolved 94.3% of cases
  • 687 (+12) cases are hospitalized; 283 (-4) in ICU; 182 (+0) on ventilators
  • 66,351 more tests completed, with 40,639 awaiting results
  • 2.4% positivity Feb. 23

Vaccines

  • 19,112 daily doses administered Feb. 24
  • 621,960 total doses
  • 255,449 completed (people fully vaccinated)

Cases in children, youth

  • 6,548 (+32) cases ages 4 to 8
  • 8,856 (+46) cases ages 9 to 13
  • 9,320 (+52) cases ages 14 to 17

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 1,256 (+1) outbreaks at long-term care homes, 107 (-7) active
  • 740 (+5) outbreaks at retirement homes, 63 (+0) active
  • 410 (+3) outbreaks at hospitals, 35 (+2) active
  • 3,864 (+4) long-term care resident deaths
  • 14,943 (+6) cases are long-term care residents