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COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario on Tuesday, Oct. 12

2 new cases in Newmarket, with 1 of region's 8 school outbreaks; York Region confirms 71 new cases, no new deaths, with 49% of new cases unvaccinated; Ontario reports 390 new cases, no more deaths
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Newmarket (reported Friday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,409 cases of COVID-19 
  • 2 new cases since Oct. 7
  • 1,513 variant cases, 5 active
    • 60 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 95 (+0) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,323 (+1) lineage not yet determined
  • 11 (+0) active cases
  • 1 (-1) schools in outbreak, 3 cases: 
    • Huron Heights S.S., 3 students
  • 6 (+0) schools in surveillance, 6 (-1) cases
    • Alexander Muir P.S., 1 student
    • Crossland P.S., 1 student
    • Newmarket H.S., 1 student
    • Sir William Mulock S.S., 1 staff
    • Stonehaven E.S., 1 student
    • Prince Charles P.S., 1 student
  • 1 (+0) workplace outbreak
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 45 tests on Oct. 6, 1 positive (2.2% positivity)

The Details 

  • 1,243 (+1) household cases close contact, or 36%
  • 288 (+0) non-household close contact, or 8%
  • 1,048 (+0) cases community transmission, or 31%
  • 393 (+0) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 47 (+1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 58 (+0) cases school outbreak
  • 45 (+0) cases travel, or 1%
  • 282 (+0) cases workplace outbreak, or 8%
  • 872 (+0) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 590 (+1) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 534 (+1) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 442 (+0) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 264 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 8%
  • 256 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 205 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 141 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 105 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Friday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.)

 

  • 56,809 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 71 new cases since Oct. 7
  • 310 new cases in last 7 days, of which 49.8% are unvaccinated (ages 12+) 
  • 21,905 variant cases, 89 active, 181 deaths
    • 981 (+1) B.1.1.7 Alpha 
    • 79 (+0) B.1.351 Beta 
    • 4 (+0) B.1.617 
    • 5 (+0) B.617.1 Kappa
    • 1,561 (+4) B.617.2 Delta
    • 473 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 18,802 (+25) lineage not yet determined 
  • 260 (+27) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 768 
  • 0 active institutional outbreaks
  • 3 (+0) active workplace outbreaks

Active school and child care cases

  • 8 (-1) school outbreaks: 19 (-10) students, 5 (+0) staff
  • 34 (+1) schools under surveillance: 40 (+0) students; 6 (-1) staff
  • 0 child care outbreaks

Recovery Measures 

Vaccinations (York Region residents, administered anywhere)

  • 1,303 doses administered, 508 newly vaccinated on Oct. 7 
  • 75.8% residents with 1 dose; 72.6% with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 86.8% 1 dose, 83.5% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 86.6% 1 dose, 82.9% 2 doses 

The Details  

  • 20,496 (+25) cases, or 36%, household close contact
  • 5,058 (+7) cases, or 9%, non-household close contact
  • 20,048 (+7) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,166 (+2) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 686 (+9) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 761 (+3) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 1,048 (+5) school outbreak (2%)
  • 4,460 (+8) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 15,151 (+19) cases age 19 to 34, or 27%
  • 9,531 (+7) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 8,345 (+11) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,766 (+10) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,755 (+6) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 4,362 (+15) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,394 (+2) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,226 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,279 (+2) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 23,945 (+42) cases, 144 ^ cases in last 7 days, 123 (+23) active
  • Markham 13,100 (+8) cases, 38 ^ cases in last 7 days, 32 (+0) active
  • Richmond Hill 8,118 (+9) cases, 44 cases in last 7 days, 34 (+5) active
  • Aurora 2,038 (+0) cases, 17 cases in last 7 days, 16 (-1) active
  • Newmarket 3,409 (+2) cases, 14 ^ cases in last 7 days, 11 (+0) active
  • Georgina 1,361 (+4) cases, 15 ^ cases in last 7 days, 12 (+1) active
  • King 1,288 (+1) cases, 11 cases in last 7 days, 11 (+0) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,618 (+1) cases, 6 cases in last 7 days, 6 (-1) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,202 (+2) cases, 7 ^ cases in last 7 days, 4 (+2) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 12, for Oct. 11)

  • 592,714 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 390 new cases since Oct. 10
    • 215 unvaccinated; 15 partially vaccinated; 130 fully vaccinated, 30 unknown*
  • Variant cases
    • 146,487 (+2) Alpha
    • 1,503 Beta 
    • 5,229 Gamma
    • 19,418 (+338) Delta
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 9,792 
  • 97.6% of cases resolved 
  • 155 (-116) total hospitalized*: 94 unvaccinated; 12 partially vaccinated; 39 fully vaccinated (excluding ICU)**
  • 149 (-5) in ICU: 68 unvaccinated; 7 partially vaccinated; 14 fully vaccinated*
  • 104 (+7) on a ventilator
  • 18,280 more tests completed
  • 1.9% positivity 
  • *More than 10 per cent of hospitals did not submit data to the Daily Bed Census on the holiday, Ontario anticipates the number of hospitalized patients may increase when reporting compliance increases
  • **Vaccination status numbers may not match the daily COVID-19 case reports due to missing health card information. 

Cases in school, child care centres 

  • 117 new school cases since Oct. 10
  • 3,088 total cases: 2,713 students, 318 staff, 57 N/A
  • 657, 13.56%, schools with reported cases
  • 20 new child care cases since Oct. 10
  • 8,591 total cases: 5,344 children, 3,247 staff
  • 122, 2.25%, centres with confirmed cases

Vaccines

  • 30,575 daily doses administered on Oct. 7
  • 87% ages 12+ 1 dose; 82% two doses


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