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COVID-19: 9 new cases in Peterborough area; second workplace outbreak in Peterborough County

Peterborough Public Health reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and second workplace outbreak in Peterborough County in as many days.

Monday’s new cases followed 28 which were reported over the weekend — 15 on Sunday and the 18th death in the health unit’s jurisdiction and 13 cases on Saturday. The health unit serves Peterborough, Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation.

According to the health unit’s COVID tracker at 4:27 p.m., there are now 103 active cases, down from 107 on Sunday. On Saturday there were 103  active cases following 99 reported on Friday.

Variant cases are now at 570, up from 558 on Sunday. There were 558 reported on Saturday and Sunday and 556 on Friday. The health unit’s first confirmed variant case was reported on Feb. 23.

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Resolved cases now sit at 1,275, up from 1,244 reported Friday among the 1,395 cumulative cases since the pandemic’s beginnings in March 2020 — approximately 91 per cent of the total cases.

Outbreaks

On Monday, a second workplace outbreak (#10) was declared in Peterborough County, 24 hours after the first one was declared (known as #9). Details and locations on both outbreaks were not provided.

On Saturday, an outbreak was declared over at the Sunshine Child Care Centre in Peterborough. Declared on May 3, the outbreak had up to eight cases — five children and three staff.

There are two other active outbreaks as of Monday afternoon:

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Since the pandemic first began, the health unit has dealt with 283 COVID-19 cases associated with 46 outbreaks. There were 276 cases were reported Sunday.

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Other COVID-19 data for Monday afternoon:

Vaccination

Vaccination appointments must be made via the provincial call centre at 1-833-943-3900, available daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or anytime online.

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Read more: Over 7,000 doses of Pfizer to start arriving weekly in Peterborough

Peterborough pharmacies offering a vaccine to eligible recipients: Costco Pharmacy at The Parkway; Walmart and Rexall, both on Chemong Road; and High St. Guardian. Appointments are required and can be made by calling the respective pharmacies.

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