Covid Update: One new non-LTC death reported

Durham Health yesterday posted 53 new Covid-19 cases for March 16, taking the region’s tally to 12,565 since the count began on February 29.

It also added 34 new variants.

There was one new non-LTC (long term care) covid death in Clarington bringing this month’s toll to five. There were 11 covid deaths in February, 45 in January, 53 in December and 5 in November. Durham’s overall death toll stands at 302 with 217 of them occurring in LTCs.

There were:

  • 15 new cases in Pickering
  • 11 in Ajax
  • 9 in Whitby
  • 8 in Oshawa
  • 7 in Clarington
  • 1 in Uxbridge
  • 1 in Brock

Recoveries stand at 11,952 (11.911), up by 41. There are 311 active covid cases.

Twenty-seven cases are hospitalized with 11 in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and 284 people in home isolation.

Durham Health reported the highest number of cases so far at 3,642 in Ajax.

Death Toll: Total – 302              LTC – 217

Of the 99 reported deaths in Pickering, 86 were in LTC
Of the 51 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Forty-five deaths were reported in Whitby, 30 in LTC
Of the 51 reported deaths in Oshawa, 34 were in LTC
Sixteen deaths were reported in Clarington [none in LTC]
24 deaths were reported in Uxbridge, 20 in LTC
Sixteen deaths have been reported in Scugog, 14 in LTC
No 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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