COVID-19 hospitalizations and outbreaks down at EOHU

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Friday’s COVID-19 update from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit showed a positive shift in local measures.

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It should be noted that the health unit has not confirmed any new related deaths, with the cumulative total of 201 being stable since Wednesday.

The health unit removed one person from the number of hospitalizations for treatment since Thursday, to five. There is still no one from the area being treated in an intensive/critical care unit.

  1. Hospitalizations, decline in EOHU test positivity

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    New death linked to COVID-19 at the EOHU

  3. The Eastern Ontario Health Unit building on Pitt Street in Cornwall.  Photo taken Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Cornwall, Ont.

    EOHU reaches 200 COVID-19 deaths, no one in ICUs

Test positivity reported by the EOHU rose 0.3% on Friday, to 11.5%. Given that the health unit reported an average of 58 people tested per day this week under the more restrictive testing and reporting criteria introduced in late December, this positivity rate corresponds to an average of six to seven new known cases per day. . .

Ontario case count data released each morning attributed 34 more cases to the EOHU on Friday, for a total of 13,704 in that dataset. It did not include any information on the most recent cases reported by the health unit. The Standard-Freeholder continues to track and aggregate local COVID-19 data, including active cases in long-term care facilities, as well as absenteeism reports for Cornwall/SDG schools. The data is available online, here.


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The health unit added no new COVID-19 outbreaks in congregate care facilities to its list on Friday, though it ruled out outbreaks at Villa St. Albert and the east wing of General Hospital. of Hawkesbury and the district. This reduces the number of such outbreaks to three.

Ontario data on active cases in COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities showed that as of Thursday, no active cases have been reported in any long-term care home of the EOHU region.

Absenteeism data released for student and staff absences at Cornwall/SDG schools and facilities showed none on Thursday had absenteeism rates above 30 per cent. The data does not specify the reasons for the absences.

Finally, the health unit did not update its vaccination numbers on Friday. As of Thursday, a total of 459,473 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in the region since January 12, 2021.


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