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

5 new cases in Newmarket, 1 new school case at Sir William Mulock, 1 more close contact variant case; York Region confirms 86 new cases, 10 more variants, 37 schools have active cases; Ontario daily new cases drop below 1,000 for first time in a week, to 966 , with 11 more deaths and 572 variant cases
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Newmarket (reported Monday, March 1 at 5 p.m.)

  • 1,601 cases of COVID-19 
  • 5 more cases since Feb. 28
  • 34 (+1) variant cases
    • 2 (+0) B.1.1.7. U.K.; local transmission
    • 32 (+1) lineage not yet determined; 22 (+1) close contact, 5 local transmission, 5 workplace
  • 1,520 (+8) cases resolved (96%)
  • 44 (-3) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 37
  • 7 (+0) hospitalized, 1 (+0) in ICU
  • 5 (+0) institutional outbreaks
    • Outbreak #2 declared Feb. 26 at Amica Newmarket Retirement Home (1 health-care worker)
    • Outbreak #2 declared Feb. 22 at Eagle Terrace Long-term Care Home (4 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 19 at Inn From the Cold (1 resident, 1 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 3 at The Newmarket Residence (54 residents, 10 staff)
    • Outbreak #3 Jan. 4 at Southlake Regional Health Centre (27 patients, 16 health-care workers)
  • 4 (+1) school surveillances
    • Surveillance #5 declared Feb. 28 at Sir William Mulock Secondary School (1 student)
    • Surveillance #2 declared Feb. 26 at Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School (1 staff)
    • Surveillance declared Feb. 26 at Poplar Bank School (1 student)
    • Surveillance #2 declared Feb. 25 at Denne Public School (1 staff)
  • 1 (+0) child care outbreak
    • Outbreak declared Feb. 6 at Brightpath Newmarket (5 children, 5 staff)
  • 31 (-1) new cases in last 7 days
  • 281 tests on Feb. 25, 5 positive (1.8% positivity) update N/A

The Nitty Gritty

  • 742 (+0) cases close contact, or 46%
  • 314 (+3) cases institutional outbreak, or 20%
  • 391 (+2) cases community transmission, or 24%
  • 10 (-1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 41 (+1) cases travel, or 3%
  • 91 (+0) cases workplace outbreak, or 6%
  • 396 (+1) cases age 19 to 34, 25%
  • 279 (+2) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 239 (+0) cases age 45 to 54, or 15%
  • 207 (+2) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 143 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 118 (+0) cases age 80+, or 8%
  • 103 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 79 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 37 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

York Region (reported Monday, March 1 at 5 p.m.) at red control zone

  • 28,912 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 86 new cases since Feb. 28
  • 627 (+10) variant cases
    • 79 (+0) B.1.1.7 U.K.
    • 548 (+10) lineage not yet determined 
  • 27,624 (+115) cases resolved (96%)
  • 764 (-32) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 524
  • 138 (+1) cases are hospitalized, 24 (-1) patients in ICU 
  • 383 (+3) workplace outbreaks, 18 (+3) active, 3,133 (+13) cases 

Recovery Measures

Cases in schools, child care centres

  • 59 (+0) school outbreaks, 2 (+0) active
  • 414 (+5) school surveillances, 35 (+5) active
  • 59 (+0) child care outbreaks, 3 (+0) active
  • 1,161 (+8) total school and child care cases
  • 789 (+5) student/children cases
  • 372 (+3) staff cases

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 260 (+0) institutional outbreaks, 25 (-1) active
    • 31-day outbreak #2 closed Feb. 28 at Amica Unionville Retirement Home, Markham (2 residents, 7 staff)

Nitty Gritty

  • 14,892 (+54) cases, or 52%, close contact
  • 8,521 (+28)  cases, or 29%, community transmission
  • 3,055 (+4) cases, or 11%, institutional outbreak
  • 227 (-11) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 457 (+3) cases, or 2%, travel
  • 1,580 (+5) cases, or 5%, workplace outbreak
  • 7,508 (+24) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 4,923 (+15) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 4,357 (+1) cases age 55 to 64, or 15%
  • 4,029 (+9) cases ages 35 to 44, or 14%
  • 2,660 (+9) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 1,713 (+5) cases age 80+, or 6%
  • 1,750 (+8) cases age 4 to 13, or 6%
  • 1,460 (+9) cases age 14 to 18, or 5%
  • 512 (+3) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 12,180 (+39) cases, 305 (-2) active
  • Markham 7,584 (+12) cases, 170 (-20) active
  • Richmond Hill 3,790 (+16) cases, 140 (-5) active
  • Newmarket 1,601 (+5) cases, 44 (-3) active
  • East Gwillimbury 620 (+3) cases, 31 (+2) active
  • Aurora 941 (+2) cases, 23 (-1) active
  • Georgina 677 (+5) cases, 19 (-2) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 811 (+1) cases, 16 (-4) active
  • King 647 (+3) cases, 14 (+2) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on March 2, for March 1)

  • 302,805 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 966 new cases since Feb. 28
  • 572 (+7) variant cases
    • 542 (+7) U.K. variant
    • 27 (+0) South African variant
    • 3 (+0) Brazilian variant
  • 11 more deaths, totalling 6,997
  • 285,262 resolved 94.2% of cases
  • 677(+18) cases are hospitalized; 284 (+4) in ICU; 189 (+14) on ventilators 
  • 30,767 more tests completed, with 31,074 awaiting results
  • 3.1% positivity Feb. 28

Vaccines

  • 22,326 daily doses administered Feb. 28
  • 727,021 total doses
  • 264,896 completed (people fully vaccinated)

Cases in children, youth

  • 6,810 (+38) cases ages 4 to 8
  • 9,149 (+58) cases ages 9 to 13
  • 9,589 (+41) cases ages 14 to 17

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 1,279 (+4) outbreaks at long-term care homes, 89 (-2) active
  • 757 (+4) outbreaks at retirement homes, 58 (+1) active
  • 416 (+0) outbreaks at hospitals, 23 (-3) active
  • 3,867 (+2) long-term care resident deaths
  • 14,958 (+0) cases are long-term care residents