Durham Health yesterday posted 36 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total to 3,249 since the count began on February 29. Our day-to-day count shows 37 cases. Recoveries tally 2,820, up by 35.
- Seventeen new cases were reported in Ajax
- Ten in Oshawa
- Five in Pickering
- Two each in Whitby and Clarington, and
- One in Brock
Eleven cases are hospitalized with four in Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and 236 people in home isolation.
One new covid-related death was announced for October 15 in Durham. Previous death was announced on July 9.
Deaths so far total 182, of which 153 were in long term care homes (LTCH).
Durham Health reported the highest number of cases so far at 973 in Ajax, followed by 907 in Pickering and 536 in Oshawa.
Death Toll: No new death
Of the 89 reported deaths in Pickering, 86 were in LTCH
Of the 38 reported deaths in Ajax, 32 were in LTCH
Four deaths were reported in Whitby [none in LTCH]
Of the 23 reported deaths in Oshawa, 15 were in LTCH
Seven deaths were reported in Clarington [none in LTCH]
21 deaths were reported in Uxbridge, 20 in LTCH
No deaths have been reported in Scugog
No deaths have been reported in Brock
Note: The data were extracted from the integrated Public Health Information System at 1 pm yesterday.