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COVID-19 numbers continue trend in the right direction

JUNE 28: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, in its now weekly update, indicates 60 new COVID-19 cases in high-risk settings, and 44 active cases. New cases are defined as ones that have been reported since the last dashboard update. Active cases are defined as any case that has been reported and is not yet resolved.

There are three outbreaks ongoing – one each in Belleville (congregate living); Centre Hastings (LTC) and Quinte West (LTC). There are no COVID-19-related cases in hospital.

JUNE 21: Public Health indicates 39 new COVID-19 cases in high-risk settings, but states the active case are  at 28. One more death related to the virus has been recorded – now 63 in the Hastings Prince Edward region since the pandemic began in 2020. Three people are in hospital; none require intensive care.

JUNE 14: Effective today, the dashboard will be updated weekly, on Tuesdays.
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is reporting 30 new high-risk setting COVID-19 cases, for an active case load in the region of 39.

Two people are in hospital but neither requires intensive care. Three outbreaks continue in Belleville facilities.

JUNE 9: Four people are in hospital, related to COVID-19. None require intensive care. There were 23 new high-risk setting cases, bringing the active case load to 53.

JUNE 7: Three people are in hospital and Public Health reports two more deaths related to the virus, bringing that number to 61 since the pandemic began two years ago.

There are 52 active high-risk setting cases and three ongoing outbreaks in high-risk settings.

JUNE 2: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) reports 20 new, and 45 active high-risk setting COVID-19 cases. There are 11 people in hospital related to the virus. None require intensive care. Three outbreaks continue.

HPEPH reports COVID-19 activity in the region on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

While the pandemic is not over and the virus continues to circulate, Dr. Ethan Toumishey,  HPEPH  Medical Officer of Health and CEO, said COVID-19 rates in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties are headed in the right direction.

“Since the last board meeting there has been an encouraging decline in the number of high-risk cases in the community (from 357 to 45). This positive trend is largely due to the ongoing efforts of residents who have continued to follow public health recommendations and have gotten vaccinated,” said Dr. Toumishey.


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