How many coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Durham Region?

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Health authorities reported 36 new COVID-19 cases in Durham Region over the weekend and on Monday, according to statistics released on Tuesday Sept. 22.

The Durham Region Health Department logged 19 new cases on Saturday, seven on Sunday and 10 on Monday bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 2,063.

The majority of the current cases -- 91 people -- are in isolation at home as they recover, while four are in hospital, one of them in intensive care, according to the region.

The majority of Durham's cases have been resolved with patients recovering. There have been a total of 181 deaths attributed to the illness in Durham Region, 152 of those recorded in long-term care and retirement homes. The last COVID-related death in Durham Region was confirmed in early June.

The Region also added additional information to its COVID-19 tracker on sources of exposure. The previously listed "close contact" category, which accounts for 29 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Durham and has been broken down into into household contact, workplace contact and other close contact.

For all COVID-19 cases in Durham, 26 per cent of are residents in long-term care or healthcare facilities, 20 per cent are staff at those facilities while 22 per cent were community contact cases. Beyond that, 16 per cent of cases were exposed in their household, four per cent at a work place and nine per cent were exposed through another close contact. Finally, travel accounted for three per cent of COVID-19 exposures among Durham residents.

As of Tuesday there were at least 50,055 confirmed and probable cases and at least 2,872 deaths in Ontario, according to Torstar records of information released by public health units across the province. The Ministry of Health’s latest release includes the numbers as 47,752 confirmed cases and 2,832 deaths. The ministry’s numbers generally lag behind those reported at the local level. 

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How many coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Durham Region?

News 05:00 PM DurhamRegion.com

Health authorities reported 36 new COVID-19 cases in Durham Region over the weekend and on Monday, according to statistics released on Tuesday Sept. 22.

The Durham Region Health Department logged 19 new cases on Saturday, seven on Sunday and 10 on Monday bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 2,063.

The majority of the current cases -- 91 people -- are in isolation at home as they recover, while four are in hospital, one of them in intensive care, according to the region.

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The majority of Durham's cases have been resolved with patients recovering. There have been a total of 181 deaths attributed to the illness in Durham Region, 152 of those recorded in long-term care and retirement homes. The last COVID-related death in Durham Region was confirmed in early June.

The Region also added additional information to its COVID-19 tracker on sources of exposure. The previously listed "close contact" category, which accounts for 29 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Durham and has been broken down into into household contact, workplace contact and other close contact.

For all COVID-19 cases in Durham, 26 per cent of are residents in long-term care or healthcare facilities, 20 per cent are staff at those facilities while 22 per cent were community contact cases. Beyond that, 16 per cent of cases were exposed in their household, four per cent at a work place and nine per cent were exposed through another close contact. Finally, travel accounted for three per cent of COVID-19 exposures among Durham residents.

As of Tuesday there were at least 50,055 confirmed and probable cases and at least 2,872 deaths in Ontario, according to Torstar records of information released by public health units across the province. The Ministry of Health’s latest release includes the numbers as 47,752 confirmed cases and 2,832 deaths. The ministry’s numbers generally lag behind those reported at the local level. 

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Durhamregion.com will update this article with new statistics as they are released.

 

How many coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Durham Region?

News 05:00 PM DurhamRegion.com

Health authorities reported 36 new COVID-19 cases in Durham Region over the weekend and on Monday, according to statistics released on Tuesday Sept. 22.

The Durham Region Health Department logged 19 new cases on Saturday, seven on Sunday and 10 on Monday bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 2,063.

The majority of the current cases -- 91 people -- are in isolation at home as they recover, while four are in hospital, one of them in intensive care, according to the region.

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The majority of Durham's cases have been resolved with patients recovering. There have been a total of 181 deaths attributed to the illness in Durham Region, 152 of those recorded in long-term care and retirement homes. The last COVID-related death in Durham Region was confirmed in early June.

The Region also added additional information to its COVID-19 tracker on sources of exposure. The previously listed "close contact" category, which accounts for 29 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Durham and has been broken down into into household contact, workplace contact and other close contact.

For all COVID-19 cases in Durham, 26 per cent of are residents in long-term care or healthcare facilities, 20 per cent are staff at those facilities while 22 per cent were community contact cases. Beyond that, 16 per cent of cases were exposed in their household, four per cent at a work place and nine per cent were exposed through another close contact. Finally, travel accounted for three per cent of COVID-19 exposures among Durham residents.

As of Tuesday there were at least 50,055 confirmed and probable cases and at least 2,872 deaths in Ontario, according to Torstar records of information released by public health units across the province. The Ministry of Health’s latest release includes the numbers as 47,752 confirmed cases and 2,832 deaths. The ministry’s numbers generally lag behind those reported at the local level. 

VIEW THE LATEST UPDATE NOW

 

Durhamregion.com will update this article with new statistics as they are released.