Covid Update: 150 new variant cases

Durham Health yesterday posted 214 new Covid-19 cases for May 6, taking the region’s tally to 22,021 since the count began on February 29 2020.

Durham’s overall death toll stands at 342, with 218 of them occurring in LTCs.

Total variants cases stood at 8,357. Recoveries stand at 19,793. There are 1,886 active covid cases.

87 cases are hospitalized with 30 in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and 1,799 people in home isolation.

Durham Health reported the highest number of cases so far in Ajax.

There were:

  • 29 cases in Pickering
  • 46 in Ajax
  • 35 in Whitby
  • 69 in Oshawa
  • 25 in Clarington
  • none in Uxbridge
  • 4 in Scugog
  • 6 in Brock

Covid Deaths: 342

Of the 109 reported deaths in Pickering, 87 were in LTC
Of the 57 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Of the 53 reported deaths in Whitby, 30 in LTC
Of the 58 reported deaths in Oshawa, 34 were in LTC
22 deaths were reported in Clarington [none in LTC]
24 deaths were reported in Uxbridge, 20 in LTC
17 deaths have been reported in Scugog, 14 in LTC
2 deaths have been reported in Brock

Note: The data were extracted from the integrated Public Health Information System in the afternoon yesterday.

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