Covid Update: Active cases drop below 100

Durham Health yesterday posted 9 new Covid-19 cases for October 12, taking the region’s tally to 27,261 since the count began on February 29, 2020.

Durham’s overall death toll stands at 388, with 227 of them occurring in LTCs.

Recoveries stand at 26,778. However, there are 95 active covid cases. Three people are hospitalized with two in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A total of 92 people are in home isolation.

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

There were:

  • 2 new case(s) in Pickering
  • 4 in Oshawa
  • 1 in Uxbridge
  • 1 in Whitby, and
  • 1 in Clarington

Covid Deaths: 388

Of the 117 reported deaths in Pickering, 87 were in LTC
Of the 69 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Of the 61 reported deaths in Whitby, 31 in LTC
Of the 72 reported deaths in Oshawa, 42 were in LTC
23 deaths were reported in Clarington [none in LTC]
26 deaths were reported in Uxbridge, 20 in LTC
17 deaths have been reported in Scugog, 14 in LTC
3 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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