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COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario on Thursday, Oct. 14

1 new case in Newmarket, with 1 of region's 10 school outbreaks, 1 new institutional outbreak; York Region confirms 19 new cases, 1 new death, with 49.6% of new cases unvaccinated; Ontario reports 417 new cases, 3 more deaths
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Newmarket (reported Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,423 cases of COVID-19 
  • 1 new cases since Oct. 12
  • 1,525 variant cases, 10 (-1) active
    • 60 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 98 (+0) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,332 (+0) lineage not yet determined
  • 14 (+0) active cases
  • 1 institutional outbreak
    • Newmarket Health Centre LTC, 2 health care/housing workers
  • 1 (+0) schools in outbreak, 3 cases: 
    • Huron Heights S.S., 3 students
  • 5 (-1) schools in surveillance, 5 (-1) cases
    • Alexander Muir P.S., 1 student
    • Crossland P.S., 1 student
    • Newmarket H.S., 1 student
    • Sacred Heart Catholic High School, 1 staff
    • Sir William Mulock S.S., 1 staff
  • 2 (+1) workplace outbreak
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 126 tests on Oct. 11, 4 positive (3.2% positivity)

The Details 

  • 1,250 (+1) household cases close contact, or 37%
  • 288 (+0) non-household close contact, or 8%
  • 1,055 (-1) cases community transmission, or 31%
  • 395 (+1) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 45 (-1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 57 (-1) cases school outbreak
  • 46 (+1) cases travel, or 1%
  • 282 (+1) cases workplace outbreak, or 8%
  • 874 (+1) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 591 (+0) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 538 (+0) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 446 (+0) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 264 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 8%
  • 258 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 205 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 141 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 106 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.)

  • 57,009 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 19 new cases since Oct. 12
  • 315 new cases in last 7 days, of which 49.6% are unvaccinated (ages 12+) 
  • 22,049 variant cases, 108 active, 182 deaths
    • 981 (+0) B.1.1.7 Alpha 
    • 79 (+0) B.1.351 Beta 
    • 4 (+0) B.1.617 
    • 5 (+0) B.617.1 Kappa
    • 1,608 (+5) B.617.2 Delta
    • 473 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 18,899 (+7) lineage not yet determined 
  • 262 (-12) active cases
  • 1 more deaths, totalling 769
    • A 28-year-old Markham man passed away Sept. 27 at a private residence (Exposure local transmission, onset of symptoms Sept. 18)
  • 1 active institutional outbreak
  • 4 (+1) active workplace outbreaks

Active school and child care cases

  • 10 (+0) school outbreaks: 35 (+6) students, 6 (+0) staff
  • 37 (-1) schools under surveillance: 43 (-4) students; 9 (+0) staff
  • 1 (+1) child care outbreaks: 2 students

Recovery Measures 

Vaccinations (York Region residents, administered anywhere)

  • 1,517 doses administered, 527 newly vaccinated on Oct. 12 
  • 76% residents with 1 dose; 73% with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 87.1% 1 dose, 83.9% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 86.8% 1 dose, 83.4% 2 doses 

The Details  

  • 20,585 (+5) cases, or 36%, household close contact
  • 5,076 (+1) cases, or 9%, non-household close contact
  • 20,106 (-2) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,168 (+0) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 678 (+5) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 774 (+0) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 1,064 (+0) cases, or 2%, school outbreak
  • 4,471 (+7) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 15,188 (+5) cases age 19 to 34, or 27%
  • 9,573 (+4) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 8,368 (+1) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,789 (+2) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,772 (+1) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 4,394 (+3) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,404 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,231 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,291 (+1) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 24,055 (+9) cases, 166 cases in last 7 days, 145 (-5) active
  • Markham 13,128 (+5) cases, 40 cases in last 7 days, 33 (+0) active
  • Richmond Hill 8,140 (+2) cases, 35 cases in last 7 days, 31 (+0) active
  • Aurora 2,042 (+0) cases, 9 cases in last 7 days, 5 (-3) active
  • Newmarket 3,423 (+1) cases, 18 cases in last 7 days, 14 (+0) active
  • Georgina 1,366 (+0) cases, 12 cases in last 7 days, 7 (-3) active
  • King 1,293 (+1) cases, 10 ^ cases in last 7 days, 6 (+1) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,621 (+0) cases, 4 cases in last 7 days, 4 (+0) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,205 (+0) cases, 5 cases in last 7 days, 2 (+0) active

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

  • 593,437 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 417 new cases since Oct. 12
    • 228 unvaccinated; 16 partially vaccinated; 146 fully vaccinated, 27 unknown*
  • Variant cases
    • 146,494 (+2) Alpha
    • 1,503 Beta 
    • 5,229 Gamma
    • 19,518 (+70) Delta
  • 3 more deaths, totalling 9,807 
  • 97.7% of cases resolved 
  • 254 (+12) total hospitalized: 98 unvaccinated; 13 partially vaccinated; 31 fully vaccinated (excluding ICU)*
  • 158 (+5) in ICU: 79 unvaccinated; 6 partially vaccinated; 13 fully vaccinated*
  • 101 (-1) on a ventilator
  • 35,421 more tests completed
  • 1.7% positivity
  • *Vaccination status numbers may not match the daily COVID-19 case reports due to missing health card information. 

Cases in school, child care centres 

  • 126 new school cases since Oct. 12
  • 3,533 total cases: 3,124 students, 347 staff, 62 N/A
  • 696, 14.37%, schools with reported cases
  • 29 new child care cases since Oct. 12
  • 8,658 total cases: 5,394 children, 3,264 staff
  • 134, 2.47%, centres with confirmed cases

Vaccines

  • 29,857 daily doses administered on Oct. 13
  • 87% ages 12+ 1 dose; 83% two doses


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