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COVID-19: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario on Wednesday, Oct. 13

3 new cases in Newmarket, with 1 of region's 10 school outbreaks; York Region confirms 42 new cases, no new deaths, with 50% of new cases unvaccinated; Ontario reports 306 new cases, 12 more deaths
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Newmarket (reported Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m.)

  • 3,422 cases of COVID-19 
  • 3 new cases since Oct. 11
  • 1,525 variant cases, 11 active
    • 60 (+0) B.1.1.7. Alpha
    • 11 (+0) B.1.351 Beta
    • 98 (+3) B.1.617.2 Delta
    • 24 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 1,332 (+9) lineage not yet determined
  • 14 (+3) active cases
  • 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
    • Sir William Mulock S.S., 1 staff
    • Prince Charles P.S., 1 student
  • 1 (+0) workplace outbreak
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 51
  • 26 tests on Oct. 8, 3 positive (11.5% positivity)

The Details 

  • 1,249 (+6) household cases close contact, or 36%
  • 288 (+0) non-household close contact, or 8%
  • 1,056 (+8) cases community transmission, or 31%
  • 394 (+1) cases institutional outbreak, or 12%
  • 46 (-1) cases under investigation, or 1%
  • 58 (+0) cases school outbreak
  • 45 (+0) cases travel, or 1%
  • 281 (-1) cases workplace outbreak, or 8%
  • 873 (+1) cases age 19 to 34, or 26%
  • 591 (+1) cases age 35 to 44, or 17%
  • 538 (+4) cases age 45 to 54, or 16%
  • 446 (+4) cases age 55 to 64, or 13%
  • 264 (+0) cases age 4 to 13, or 8%
  • 258 (+2) cases age 65 to 79, or 8%
  • 205 (+0) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 141 (+0) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 106 (+1) cases age 0 to 3, or 3%

York Region (reported Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m.)

  • 56,993 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • 42 new cases since Oct. 11
  • 346 new cases in last 7 days, of which 50.5% are unvaccinated (ages 12+) 
  • 22,037 variant cases, 111 active, 181 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
    • 1,603 (+42) B.617.2 Delta
    • 473 (+0) P.1 Gamma
    • 18,892 (+90) lineage not yet determined 
  • 274 (+14) active cases
  • 0 more deaths, totalling 768 
  • 0 active institutional outbreaks
  • 3 (+0) active workplace outbreaks

Active school and child care cases

  • 10 (+2) school outbreaks: 29 (+10) students, 6 (+1) staff
  • 38 (+4) schools under surveillance: 47 (+7) students; 9 (+3) staff
  • 0 child care outbreaks

Recovery Measures 

Vaccinations (York Region residents, administered anywhere)

  • 441 doses administered, 131 newly vaccinated on Oct. 11 
  • 76% residents with 1 dose; 72.9% with 2 doses
  • residents 18+ 87% 1 dose, 83.8% 2 doses 
  • residents 12+ 86.6% 1 dose, 83.3% 2 doses 

The Details  

  • 20,580 (+84) cases, or 36%, household close contact
  • 5,075 (+17) cases, or 9%, non-household close contact
  • 20,108 (+60) cases, or 35%, community transmission
  • 4,168 (+2) cases, or 8%, institutional outbreak
  • 673 (-13) cases, or 1%, under investigation
  • 774 (+13) cases, or 1%, travel
  • 1,064 (+16) school outbreak (2%)
  • 4,464 (+4) cases, or 8%, workplace outbreak
  • 15,183 (+32) cases age 19 to 34, or 27%
  • 9,569 (+38) cases age 45 to 54, or 17%
  • 8,367 (+22) cases ages 35 to 44, or 15%
  • 7,787 (+21) cases age 55 to 64, or 14%
  • 4,771 (+16) cases age 65 to 79, or 9%
  • 4,391 (+29) cases age 4 to 13, or 7%
  • 3,404 (+10) cases age 14 to 18, or 6%
  • 2,231 (+5) cases age 80+, or 4%
  • 1,290 (+11) cases age 0 to 3, or 2%

Around the region:

  • Vaughan 24,047 (+25) cases, 186 ^ cases in last 7 days, 150 (+27) active
  • Markham 13,122 (+3) cases, 40 ^ cases in last 7 days, 33 (+1) active
  • Richmond Hill 8,139 (+1) cases, 38 cases in last 7 days, 31 (-3) active
  • Aurora 2,042 (+2) cases, 11 cases in last 7 days, 8 (-8) active
  • Newmarket 3,422 (+3) cases, 18 ^ cases in last 7 days, 14 (+3) active
  • Georgina 1,366 (+0) cases, 15 cases in last 7 days, 10 (-2) active
  • King 1,292 (+2) cases, 9 cases in last 7 days, 5 (-6) active
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville 1,621 (+0) cases, 5 cases in last 7 days, 4 (-2) active
  • East Gwillimbury 1,205 (+1) cases, 6 cases in last 7 days, 2 (-2) active

Ontario (reported at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 13, for Oct. 12)

  • 593,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 
  • 306 new cases since Oct. 11
    • 177 unvaccinated; 14 partially vaccinated; 104 fully vaccinated, 11 unknown*
  • Variant cases
    • 146,492 (+5) Alpha
    • 1,503 Beta 
    • 5,229 Gamma
    • 19,448 (+30) Delta
  • 12 more deaths, totalling 9,804 
  • 97.6% of cases resolved 
  • 242 (+87) total hospitalized: 100 unvaccinated; 11 partially vaccinated; 33 fully vaccinated (excluding ICU)*
  • 153 (+4) in ICU: 68 unvaccinated; 6 partially vaccinated; 14 fully vaccinated*
  • 102 (-2) on a ventilator
  • 23,219 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 

  • 269 new school cases since Oct. 11
  • 3,359 total cases: 2,963 students, 338 staff, 58 N/A
  • 704, 14.53%, schools with reported cases
  • 38 new child care cases since Oct. 11
  • 8,629 total cases: 5,374 children, 3,255 staff
  • 129, 2.38%, centres with confirmed cases

Vaccines

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


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