Covid Update: Active cases slowly increasing

Durham Health yesterday posted eight new Covid-19 cases for July 21, taking the region’s tally to 25,342 since the count began on February 29, 2020.

Durham’s overall death toll stands at 374, with 218 of them occurring in LTCs.

Recoveries stand at 24,915. However, there are 53 active covid cases. No one is hospitalized with none in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). All 53 people are in home isolation.

Durham Health reported the highest number of covid cases so far in Ajax. The location of one of the new cases is unknown.

There were:

  • Two new cases in Pickering
  • Two in Whitby, and
  • Four in Oshawa

Covid Deaths: 374

Of the 117 reported deaths in Pickering, 87 were in LTC
Of the 67 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Of the 59 reported deaths in Whitby, 30 in LTC
Of the 62 reported deaths in Oshawa, 34 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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