Covid Update: Twenty-nine new cases

Durham Health yesterday posted Twenty-Nine new Covid-19 cases for August 19, taking the region’s tally to 25,785 since the count began on February 29, 2020.

Durham’s overall death toll stands at 375, with 218 of them occurring in LTCs.

Recoveries stand at 25,285. However, there are 125 active covid cases. Five people are hospitalized with one in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 120 people are in home isolation.

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

There were:

  • Five new cases in Pickering
  • Nine in Ajax
  • Nine in Oshawa
  • One in Brock
  • Two in Clarington, and
  • Three in Whitby

Covid Deaths: 375

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 63 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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