Skip to content

133 new local COVID cases confirmed Wednesday

30 people are receiving treatment in hospital
COVID-19 Village Media

Region of Waterloo Public Health reported 133 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday afternoon.

It raises the local total to 7,790.

The active caseload has decreased slightly to 1,055.

But there are 30 people receiving treatment in hospital, half of which are in intensive care.

Here are some other updates from the region's summary dashboard:

  • No new COVID-related deaths reported. There have been 179 so far
  • 6,550 resolved cases (84 per cent)
  • Over 293,000 tests have been done
  • 8,169 doses of the vaccine had been administered as of 5 p.m. Tuesday

There are currently 40 outbreaks in the region:

  • NEW Parkwood Mennonite long-term care (one case in staff)
  • St. Jacob's Place retirement home (one case in staff)
  • Doon Village retirement residence (one case in staff)
  • Chartwell Elmira retirement residence (13 cases in residents, five in staff)
  • Chartwell Clair Hills retirement residence (one case in staff)
  • The Village of University Gates retirement home (one case in staff)
  • Chartwell Bankside retirement (one case in a resident, one case in staff)
  • St. Andrew's Terrace long-term care (two cases in residents, two cases in staff)
  • The Village at Winston Park long-term care (three cases in staff)
  • Sunnyside long-term care (Pioneer Tower) - (two cases in staff)
  • The Village at University Gates (Wright Unit - (three cases in staff)
  • Highland Place retirement home (ten cases in residents, three in staff, one death)
  • Columbia Forest long-term care (six cases in staff)
  • Briarfield retirement residence (third floor) - (one case in a resident, two in staff)
  • Chartwell Westmount long-term care (30 cases in residents, 17 in staff, one death)
  • Forest Heights long-term care (four cases in staff)
  • Cambridge Country Manor (60 cases in residents, 70 in staff, 16 deaths)
  • The Village of Winston Park retirement home (25 cases in residents, 28 in staff, six deaths)
  • Shamrock Independent Living Centre (one case)
  • NEW Congregate setting 21 (one case)
  • Congregate setting 20 (one case)
  • Congregate setting 19 (one case)
  • Congregate setting 17 (eight cases)
  • Congregate setting 16 (one case)
  • Congregate setting 18 (13 cases)
  • Congregate setting 15 (19 cases)
  • Trades and related services 7 (two cases)
  • Retail 4 (two cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 21 (eight cases)
  • Food and beverages services 12 (two cases)
  • Waterloo Regional Police - North Division (three cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 20 (three cases)
  • Food and beverage services 11 (two cases)
  • Farm 1 (four cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 18 (two cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 17 (17 cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 16 (six cases)
  • Food and beverage services 10 (four cases)
  • Food processing workplace 1 (88 cases)
  • Grand River Hospital Mental Health Unit

Meantime, Ontario reported 2,961 new cases on Wednesday.

The rest of the provincial COVID-19 totals are posted below:

  • 224,984 total cases
  • 1,674 people are in hospital - 385 in intensive care - 276 on a ventilator
  • 190,221 resolved cases 
  • 5,127 deaths (74 new)
  • 50,931 tests completed Tuesday  - 8.53 million since January 15, 2020
Rogers Media
230 The Boardwalk Kitchener, ON, N2N 0B1 © 2006-2021 Rogers Media. All rights reserved.