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

2 new cases in Newmarket, 2 cases are active; York Region reports 16 new cases, as 7-day average rises from 5.7 to to 7.7 since July 12; Ontario reports 127 new cases, 2 more deaths, as number of ICU patients drops below 150
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York Region Public Health data is cumulative from July 17.

Newmarket (reported Monday, July 19 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,165 cases of COVID-19 
  • 2 new cases since July 18 (0 cases July 17, 0 cases July 18) 
  • 1,324 variant cases, 0 active
    • 58 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 3 (+0) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,228 (+3) lineage not yet determined
  • 3,112 (+0) cases resolved
  • 2 active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 11 tests on July 16, 0 positive (0.0% positivity)

The Details

  • 1,421 (+0) cases close contact, or 45%
  • 960 (+4) cases community transmission, or 30%
  • 390 (-1) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 45 (+0) cases under investigation, or 2%
  • 27 (+0) cases travel, or 1%
  • 269 (-1) cases workplace outbreak, or 9%
  • 792 (+0) cases age 19 to 34, 25%
  • 556 (+0) cases age 35 to 44, or 18%
  • 501 (+2) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 417 (+0) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 250 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 232 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 187 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 140 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 90 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Monday, July 19 at 5 p.m.)

  • 52,739 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 16 new cases since July 18 (8 cases July 17, 13 cases July 16) 
  • 19,305 variant cases, 5 active, 158 deaths
    • 962 (-1) B.1.1.7 Alpha 
    • 80 (+1) B.1.351 Beta 
    • 2 (+0) B.1.617 
    • 1 (+0) B.617.1 Kappa
    • 112 (+6) B.617.2 Delta
    • 467 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 17,626 (+55) lineage not yet determined
  • 51,946 cases resolved
  • 50 (+18) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 743
  • 603 (+0) workplace outbreaks, 1 (-1) active, 5,129 (+0) cases 

Recovery Measures 

  • 8 (+3) 7-day average of new cases
  • (-1) new cases per 100,000 residents in last 7 days (incidence rate)
  • .59 Alpha variants, Delta variants 7-day median reproductive number
  • 181 tests on July 16, 3 positive (1.7% 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)

  • 9,059 doses administered, 1,044 newly vaccinated on July 18
  • 1,525,156 total doses 
  • 842,123 or 70.0%, residents with 1 dose
  • 683,033 or 56.8%, residents with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 81.2% 1 dose, 67.3% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 80.0% 1 dose, 64.9% 2 doses 

Institutional Outbreaks

  • 328 (+0) institutional outbreaks, 0 active

The details 

  • 23,754 (+4) cases, or 45%, close contact
  • 18,364 (+18) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,081 (-4) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 678 (+0) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 468 (+8) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 930 (+1) school-related (2%)
  • 4,382 (-11) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 13,803 (+17) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 9,039 (+8) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 7,751 (+1) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,417 (+1) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,510 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 3,779 (+7) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,137 (+3) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,178 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,125 (+1) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 21,844 (+6) cases, 25 ^ cases in last 7 days, 24 (+11) active
  • Markham 12,570 (+5) cases, 13 ^ cases in last 7 days, 11 (+6) active
  • Richmond Hill 7,516 (+1) cases, 8 ^ cases in last 7 days, 8 (+4) active
  • Aurora 1,848 (+1) cases, 4 cases in last 7 days, 3 (-2) active
  • Newmarket 3,165 (+2) cases, 2 ^ cases in last 7 days, 2 (+2) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,138 (+0) cases, 1 case in last 7 days, 1 (-1) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,511 (+1) cases, 1 ^ case in last 7 days, 1 (+1) active
  • King 1,129 (+0) cases, 0 cases in last 7 days, 0 (-1) active
  • Georgina 1,276 (+0) cases, 0 cases in last 7 days, 0 (-1) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on July 20, for July 19)

  • 548,474 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 127 new cases since July 18
  • 154,599 variant cases
    • 144,823 Alpha
    • 1,467 Beta 
    • 4,969 Gamma
    • 3,340 Delta
  • 2 more deaths, totalling 9,296
  • 98.1% of cases resolved
  • 145 cases are hospitalized; 149 in ICU; 98 on ventilators
  • 13,586 more tests completed
  • 0.9% positivity

Vaccines

  • 168,616 daily doses administered on July 15
  • 17,810,472 total doses
  • 7,578,116 people fully vaccinated


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