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

2 new cases in Newmarket, active cases drop to 31; 50 new cases in York Region, schools in surveillance rise to 16, as 7-day daily case average declines to 62; Ontario reports 593 new cases, 5 more deaths, as testing soars and positivity drops
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Hospitalizations by vaccination status reported Sept. 15 for Sept. 14.

Newmarket (reported Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,343 cases of COVID-19 
  • 2 new cases since Sept. 13  
  • 1,461 variant cases, 23 active
    • 60 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 82 (+1) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,284 (+3) lineage not yet determined
  • 3,261 (+13) cases resolved
  • 31 (-13) active cases
  • 1 active child care outbreak at Tiny Hoppers, declared Sept. 1: 7 children, 2 staff
  • 3 (+0) school surveillance
    • Pickering College, 1 student; 2 staff
    • Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School, 1 staff 
    • Alexander Muir Public School, 1 student
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 105 tests on Sept. 12, 4 positive (3.8% positivity)

The Details

  • 1,496 (+1) cases close contact, or 45%
  • 1,030 (+1) cases community transmission, or 31%
  • 395 (+0) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 45 (-1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 50 cases school-related
  • 43 (+0) cases travel, or 1%
  • 279 (+0) cases workplace outbreak, or 8%
  • 853 (-1) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 578 (+0) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 526 (+0) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 432 (+0) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 259 (+1) cases age 4 to 13, or 8%
  • 252 (+0) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 200 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 140 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 103 (+0) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m.)

  • 55,598 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 50 new cases since Sept. 13 
  • 435 new cases in last 7 days, of which 69.0% are unvaccinated (ages 12+) 
  • 21,175 variant cases, 160 active, 170 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
    • 1,358 (+6) B.617.2 Delta
    • 473 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 18,277 (+39) lineage not yet determined 
  • 54,472 cases resolved
  • 370 (-20) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 756
  • 330 (+0) institutional outbreaks, 0 active
  • 621 (+4) workplace outbreaks; 5 (+3) active; 5,191 (+12) cases

Active school and child care cases

  • 16 (+2) schools under surveillance: 12 students; 7 staff
  • 4 (+0) child care outbreaks: 15 children; 7 staff

Recovery Measures 

  • 62 (-2) 7-day average of new cases
  • 37 (-1) new cases per 100,000 residents in last 7 days (incidence rate) 
  • 0.85 (-0.02)  7-day median reproductive number
  • 1,484 tests on Sept. 12, 52 positive (3.5% 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)

  • 1,524 doses administered, 635 newly vaccinated on Sept. 13 
  • 893,237 or 74.3%, residents with 1 dose
  • 842,001 or 70.0%, residents with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 85.2% 1 dose, 80.9% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 84.8% 1 dose, 80.0% 2 doses 

The details 

  • 24,985 (+30) cases, or 45%, close contact
  • 19,654 (+10) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,146 (+0) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 679 (-1) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 683 (+1) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 947 (-1) school-related (2%)
  • 4,420 (+5) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 14,818 (+14) cases age 19 to 34, or 27%
  • 9,391 (+10) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 8,165 (+5) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,629 (+1) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,645 (+2) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 4,172 (+7) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,325 (+1) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,204 (-2) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,245 (+6) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 23,240 (+31) cases, 192 ^ cases in last 7 days, 162 (+10) active
  • Richmond Hill 7,968 (+1) cases, 60 cases in last 7 days, 56 (-12) active
  • Markham 12,897 (+9) cases, 62 ^ cases in last 7 days, 51 (+1) active
  • Newmarket 3,343 (+2) cases, 33 cases in last 7 days, 31 (-13) active
  • Aurora 1,987 (+1) cases, 18 cases in last 7 days, 14 (-2) active
  • King 1,252 (+2) cases, 19 cases in last 7 days, 13 (-3) active
  • Georgina 1,323 (+0) cases, 13 cases in last 7 days, 11 (+0) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,185 (+0) cases, 11 cases in last 7 days, 9 (+0) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,586 (+2) cases, 10 ^ cases in last 7 days, 8 (+1) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 15, for Sept. 14)

  • 576,389 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 593 new cases since Sept. 13
    • 348 unvaccinated; 44 partially vaccinated; 146 fully vaccinated, 55 unknown*
  • Variant cases
    • 146,451 Alpha
    • 1,502 Beta 
    • 5,227 Gamma
    • 15,689 Delta
  • 5 more deaths, totalling 9,629 (Due to data cleanup, 1 of the deaths reported today occurred more than 1 month ago.)
  • 97.3% of cases resolved
  • 346 (-17) total hospitalized: 148 unvaccinated; 7 partially vaccinated; 35 fully vaccinated (excluding ICU)*
  • 188 (-4) in ICU: 116 unvaccinated; 10 partially vaccinated; 10 fully vaccinated*
  • 125 (+6) on a ventilator
  • 33,220 more tests completed
  • 2.5% positivity
  •  *Vaccination status numbers may not match the daily COVID-19 case reports due to missing health card information. 

Vaccines

  • 35,691 daily doses administered on Sept. 13
  • 10,215,951 people fully vaccinated  


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