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Region adds 11 new COVID cases

The active caseload is 101
COVID-19 Village Media

Region of Waterloo Public Health added 11 new COVID-19 cases to its summary dashboard on Friday morning.

A majority are due to community transmission.

It means there have been 1,954 confirmed cases in Waterloo Region since March.

Here are some other updates from the dashboard:

  • 101 active cases, with four receiving treatment in hospital
  • 1,733 resolved cases (89 per cent)
  • 120 deaths have been linked to the virus. No additional deaths have been reported since August 21
  • Over 1,900 more tests have been for a total of 154,857

Outbreaks has been declared over at Pinehaven long-term care and Bright Start Co-Operative Early Learning Centre, but there are still ten that are active:

  • Sunnyside long-term care - Castle Kilbride Unit (one case in staff)
  • Stirling Heights long-term care (one resident)
  • Doon Village retirement home (one resident) 
  • Fairview Mennonite long-term care (one case in a resident)
  • Conestoga Lodge retirement home (two cases in staff)
  • An unnamed dental facility (three cases)
  • Laurier's Clara Conrad Hall residence (16 cases)
  • A congregate setting (four cases in residents, two in staff)
  • A home child care centre (one case)
  • JF Carmichael Public School in Kitchener (two cases in students)

Meantime, the province reported 712 new cases on Friday morning.

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

  • 62,908 total cases
  • 261 people are in hospital - 67 in intensive care
  • 54,004 resolved cases (85.8 per cent)
  • 3,031 deaths (nine new)
  • 4.57 million tests have been completed

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