Durham Health yesterday posted 928 new Covid-19 cases for January 13, taking the region’s tally to 44,981 since the count began on February 29, 2020.
At the end of December last year, the total case count had stood at 35,663.
Durham’s overall death toll stands at 396, with 228 of them occurring in LTCs (long term care facilities). Durham Health has added a new non-LTC death in Pickering.
Recoveries stand at 36,908. However, there are 7,677 active covid cases. Hospitalizations and Intensive Care Unit (ICU)and people are in home isolation were not available.
Durham Health reported the highest overall number of covid cases so far in Ajax.
Covid Deaths: 396
Of the 120 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 74 reported deaths in Oshawa, 43 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.