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COVID-19: Peterborough risk index remains moderate, five new hospitalizations, fewer active cases

For the eighth straight week,Peterborough Public Health's COVID-19 Community Risk Index remains 'moderate risk' is. to data from the Health Unit on Wednesday.

The risk index uses many factors such as local case rates, hospitalizations, deaths, positive PCR tests, positive rapid antigen tests, and wastewater monitoring.

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Compared to Aug. 10, hospitalizations went from 'high' to 'moderate', deaths from 'low' to 'very low', rapid antigen testing numbers was reduced from 'high' to 'medium' and wastewater monitoring was reduced from 'medium' to 'low'. All other indicators remained unchanged.

The Department of Health's weekly COVID-19 tracking site is available in thePeterborough CountyPeterborough jurisdiction. reported the following data for },Curb Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation, As of 4pm Wednesday:

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Laboratory-confirmed deaths: 92 deaths reported since the pandemic was declared — no change since 1 death on August 10. On March 11, due to a change instate reporting, the Department of Health removed from its database her three deaths reported early in the pandemic. .

New confirmed PCR cases: 86 since 10 Aug update.

PCR lab-confirmed active cases: 255 — Down from 265 reported on August 19th and 259 reported on August 3rd. “Underestimated” due to changes in the availability of valid PCR tests on 31 December 2021.

Hospitalizations: Peterborough Community Health Center As of Monday 15 August reported 11 hospitalized — 10 August A record 40 hospitalizations were reported on April 22. The health sector said the cumulative number of hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic was 380. It reports five more since the update on August 10. There have been 46 cases in intensive care units since the pandemic was declared, and no change since June 27. The hospital reports that he has transferred one patient so far in 2022 in connection with state directives.

Resolved Cases: The cumulative resolved cases of 7,964 accounted for approximately 95.8% of all laboratory-confirmed cases since the pandemic was declared.

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, and 804 additional doses have been administered.

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Eligible Residents: 84% 1 dose, 81% 2 doses, 55% received 3 doses and 18% received 4 doses.

Adults (70 years and older): 100% received 2 doses, 94% received 3 doses, and 61% received 4 doses.

Adults (18 years and older): 92% received 1 dose, 90% received 2 doses, 65% received 3 doses, and 22% received 4 doses.

Adults (ages 18–69): 88% received 1 dose, 86% received 2 doses, 57% received 3 doses, and 12% received 4 doses.

Adolescents (ages 12–17): 79% received 1 dose, 75% received 2 doses, and 18% received 3 doses.

Children (ages 5–11): 47% received 1 dose and 35% received 2 doses.

The Health Unit hosts an Immunization Clinic at 340 George Street N., Peterborough Square (Units 36 and 37). Visitors can use the free parking lot for 2 hours. No walk-ins. All reservations must be made by callingonline ator 1-833-943-3900.

For immunization schedules,visit the health department website or visitparticipating pharmacies

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Health Units Report Only "High Risk" Outbreaks To do. Since August, a new outbreak has been declared. 10 Update:

Other Outbreaks:

  • Peterborough Community Health Center: D1 Unit (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit) on Aug 9 Occurrence declared.
  • Fairhaven Long Term Care in Peterborough: Declared 8 August, with three confirmed cases of her in the Riverside 3 area. Two cases were first reported on August 7,House Reports
  • Pleasant Meadow Manor Norwood Nursing Home: Declared August 8
  • Collective Living Facility

    y (no. 48) of Peterborough: August 8 Proclamation.

  • Springdale Country Manor Peterborough Long Term Care: Declared 19 July


  • Peterborough Community Health Center : The outbreak was declared on 3 August in Unit C3 (Inpatient Emergency Department) and lifted on 13 August.
  • Peterborough Retirement Residence: Proclaimed on 27th July and lifted on 15th August.

The health sector has reported 170 outbreaks since the pandemic was declared.

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