Covid Update: New cases increase as Durham eases into Step 3

Durham Health yesterday posted 16 new Covid-19 cases for July 20, taking the region’s tally to 25,334 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 24,911. However, there are 49 active covid cases. No one is hospitalized with none in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). All 49 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:

  • One new case in Ajax
  • One in Whitby
  • Eight in Oshawa
  • Four in Clarington, and
  • One in Brock

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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