Durham Covid Update: 1,875 new cases posted over weekend

Durham Health yesterday posted 537 new Covid-19 cases for January 9, taking the region’s tally to 41,549 since the count began on February 29, 2020.

Between January 7 and January 9, when stats were not published due to weekend, new case count stood at 1,875.

At the end of December this year, the total case count had stood at 35,663.

Durham’s overall death toll stands at 394, with 227 of them occurring in LTCs (long term care facilities).

Recoveries stand at 34,065. However, there are 7,090 active covid cases. Hospitalizations and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) were not available. A total of 7,079 people are in home isolation.

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

Covid Deaths: 394

Of the 119 reported deaths in Pickering, 87 were in LTC
Of the 69 reported deaths in Ajax, 33 were in LTC
Of the 63 reported deaths in Whitby, 31 in LTC
Of the 73 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
4 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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