The Simcoe Muskoka District Well being Unit confirmed 16 new COVID-19 circumstances within the area on Thursday, bringing the native complete variety of circumstances as much as 13,398, together with 259 deaths.
Native public well being additionally reported two new circumstances of a COVID-19 variant on Thursday, bringing that complete to five,908, together with 95 circumstances which might be lively.
Six of the brand new circumstances are in Barrie, whereas three are in Bradford and two are in New Tecumseth.
The remainder of the brand new circumstances are in Bracebridge, Collingwood, Huntsville, Midland and Orillia.
4 of the circumstances are a results of shut contact with one other optimistic COVID-19 case, whereas three are community-acquired. The remainder are beneath investigation.
Of the brand new circumstances, six people are absolutely vaccinated, none are partially vaccinated and 10 should not immunized.
In the meantime, 74 per cent of the area’s inhabitants has acquired one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, whereas 69.5 per cent has acquired each needed doses.
Of the area’s complete 13,398 COVID-19 circumstances, 97 per cent — or 12,978 — have recovered, whereas 5 individuals are presently in hospital.
On Thursday, Ontario reported 677 new COVID-19 circumstances, bringing the provincial complete to 581,908 infections together with 9,677 deaths.
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