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

3 new cases in Newmarket, with school cases at Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary, Alexander Muir, Pickering College; York Region confirms 52 new cases, death of 37-year-old Vaughan woman, 14 schools with confirmed cases; Ontario reports 577 new cases, 7 more deaths, while ICU numbers remain at 192
2021-01-16 Southlake Assessment Centre AHS(1)
The Southlake COVID-19 assessment centre on Davis Drive in Newmarket.

Some York Region Public Health data is cumulative from Sept. 11, due to lack in data reporting on weekends.

Newmarket (reported Monday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,343 cases of COVID-19 
  • 3 new cases since Sept. 12 (8 cases since Sept. 10; 3 cases Sept. 11; 8 cases Sept. 12)  
  • 1,457 variant cases, 31 active
    • 60 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 81 (+10) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,281 (+9) lineage not yet determined
  • 3,248 (+16) cases resolved
  • 44 (+5) active cases
  • 1 active child care outbreak at Tiny Hoppers, declared Sept. 1: 7 children, 2 staff
  • 3 (+2) school surveillance
    • Pickering College, 1 (+1) student; 2 (+1) staff
    • Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School, 1 staff 
    • Alexander Muir Public School, 1 student
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 171 tests on Sept. 9, 11 positive (6.4% positivity)

The Details

  • 1,495 (+14) cases close contact, or 45%
  • 1,029 (+7) cases community transmission, or 31%
  • 395 (+0) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 46 (-4) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 43 (+2) cases travel, or 1%
  • 279 (+0) cases workplace outbreak, or 8%
  • 854 (+6) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 578 (+3) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 526 (+4) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 432 (+3) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 258 (+4) cases age 4 to 13, or 8%
  • 252 (-1) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 200 (+1) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 140 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 103 (+1) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Monday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 55,554 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 52 new cases since Sept. 12 (76 cases Sept. 10, 63 cases Sept. 11, 65 cases Sept. 12)
  • 449 new cases in last 7 days, of which 67.1% are unvaccinated (ages 12+) 
  • 21,130 variant cases, 170 active, 158 deaths
    • 979 (+0) B.1.1.7 Alpha 
    • 79 (+0) B.1.351 Beta 
    • 4 (+0) B.1.617 
    • 5 (+0) B.617.1 Kappa
    • 1,352 (+98) B.617.2 Delta
    • 473 (+1) P.1 Gamma
    • 18,238 (+56) lineage not yet determined 
  • 54,408 cases resolved
  • 390 (-26) active cases
  • 1 more deaths, totalling 756
    • A 37-year-old Vaughan woman passed away Sept. 3 (positive test Aug. 21) at Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill (Exposure close contact)
  • 330 (+0) institutional outbreaks, 0 (-1) active
    • Outbreak closed at Community Living York South, 1 staff
  • 617 (+1) workplace outbreaks; 2 (+0) active; 5,179 (+2) cases

Active school and child care cases

  • 14 (+4) schools under surveillance
  • 4 (-1) child care outbreaks

Recovery Measures 

  • 64 (-6) 7-day average of new cases
  • 38 (-5) new cases per 100,000 residents in last 7 days (incidence rate) 
  • 0.87 (+0.02)  7-day median reproductive number
  • 1,985 tests on Sept. 9, 74 positive (3.7% positivity)
  • *York Region has updated the daily reproductive number (Rt) data to compare Alpha and Delta variant cases; previously, the Rt data compared variants of concern and SARS-CoV-2 (reference strain). The Rt estimates the average number of people infected for every one person with COVID-19; when it is greater than one, the number of cases is expected to increase; when Rt is less than one, it is expected cases will decrease and transmissions will slow.

Vaccinations (York Region residents, administered anywhere)

  • 1,719 doses administered, 666 newly vaccinated on Sept. 12
  • 1,733,575 total doses 
  • 892,553 or 74.2%, residents with 1 dose
  • 841,022 or 69.9%, residents with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 85.2% 1 dose, 80.8% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 84.8% 1 dose, 79.9% 2 doses 

The details 

  • 24,955 (+117) cases, or 45%, close contact
  • 19,644 (+110) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,146 (+11) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 680 (-2) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 682 (+12) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 948 (+5) school-related (2%)
  • 4,415 (-1) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 14,804 (+82) cases age 19 to 34, or 27%
  • 9,381 (+32) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 8,164 (+40) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,628 (+11) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,643 (+15) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 4,165 (+40) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,324 (+14) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,206 (+2) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,239 (+14) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 23,210 (+14) cases, 189 cases in last 7 days, 152 (-26) active
  • Richmond Hill 7,968 (+11) cases, 74 cases in last 7 days, 68 (+5) active
  • Markham 12,888 (+15) cases, 61 cases in last 7 days, 50 (-1) active
  • Newmarket 3,343 (+3) cases, 35 cases in last 7 days, 44 (+5) active
  • Aurora 1,987 (+3) cases, 18 cases in last 7 days, 16 (-4) active
  • King 1,251 (+4) cases, 19 cases in last 7 days, 16 (+1) active
  • Georgina 1,323 (+0) cases, 15 ^ cases in last 7 days, 11 (+1) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,185 (+0) cases, 11 ^ cases in last 7 days, 9 (-1) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,584 (+0) cases, 8 cases in last 7 days, 7 (-7) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 14, for Sept. 13)

  • 575,796 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 577 new cases since Sept. 12
    • 349 unvaccinated; 54 partially vaccinated; 125 fully vaccinated, 49 unknown*
  • 168,462 variant cases
    • 146,455 Alpha
    • 1,502 Beta 
    • 5,227 Gamma
    • 15,278 Delta
  • 7 more deaths, totalling 9,642 (Due to data cleanup, 1 of the deaths reported today occurred more than 1 month ago.)
  • 97.3% of cases resolved
  • 363 total hospitalized: 138 unvaccinated; 8 partially vaccinated; 38 fully vaccinated (excluding ICU)*
  • 192 in ICU: 98 unvaccinated; 9 partially vaccinated; 9 fully vaccinated*
  • 119 on a ventilator
  • 21,133 more tests completed
  • 2.3% positivity
  •  *Vaccination status numbers may not match the daily COVID-19 case reports due to missing health card information. 

Vaccines

  • 28,657 daily doses administered on Sept. 12
  • 21,212,026 total doses
  • 10,195,431 people fully vaccinated  


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