Covid Update: Cases rise to double digits over weekend

Durham Health yesterday posted 15 new Covid-19 cases for November 7, taking the region’s tally to 27,537 since the count began on February 29, 2020.

Vaccinations stand at 1,029,208 doses. Durham’s overall death toll stands at 389, with 227 of them occurring in LTCs (long term care facilities).

Recoveries stand at 27,069. However, there are 79 active covid cases. No one is hospitalized, or in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A total of 79 people are in home isolation.

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

There was:

  • 1 new case in Pickering;
  • 6 in Ajax;
  • 4 in Whitby;
  • 1 Oshawa;
  • 2 in Uxbridge; and
  • 1 in Clarington.

Covid Deaths: 389

Of the 117 reported deaths in Pickering, 87 were in LTC
Of the 69 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Of the 62 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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