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Region adds 14 new COVID-19 cases

While the province reports 700, which is the largest single day case count since the pandemic started
COVID-19 Village Media

Region of Waterloo Public Health added 14 new coronavirus cases to its dashboard on Monday morning.

A majority of the new cases are the result of close contact with another positive case.

There have now been 1,706 total cases here since March.

Here are some other updates from the dashboard Monday:

  • 161 active cases, one is receiving treatment in hospital for COVID-19
  • 1,425 resolved cases (84 per cent)
  • 120 deaths in the region have been linked to the virus. No additional deaths have been reported since August 21
  • Over 87,000 tests have been done (numbers will be updated again on Tuesday)

Meantime, there are ten outbreaks, including one at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate, where a student and staff member tested positive for the virus.

Below is the provincial COVID-19 breakdown for Monday:

  • 50,531 total cases (700 new). It's the largest single day case count since the pandemic started
  • 128 people are being treated for the virus in hospital
  • 43,127 resolved cases (85.3 per cent)
  • 3.84 million tests have been completed
  • 2,840 deaths (one new)

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