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Region confirms 154 new COVID-19 cases

There are also now 39 outbreaks
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Region of Waterloo Public Health added 154 new coronavirus cases to its summary dashboard on Tuesday afternoon.

It raises the local total to 7,657 cases since March.

The active caseload is now at 1,064 - with 28 people receiving treatment in hospital, 14 are in intensive care.

No additional COVID-related deaths were reported Tuesday, leaving the local death toll at 179.

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

  • 6,412 resolved cases (83.7 per cent)
  • Over 9,000 more tests have been done for a total of 293,977
  • 7,417 doses of the COVID vaccine have been administered locally


There are currently 39 outbreaks in the region:

  • NEW St. Jacob's Place retirement home (one case in staff)
  • NEW Doon Village retirement residence (one case in staff)
  • Chartwell Elmira retirement residence (four cases in residents, one 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 (five cases in staff)
  • Briarfield retirement residence (third floor) - (one case in a resident, two in staff)
  • Chartwell Westmount long-term care (28 cases in residents, 17 in staff, one death)
  • Forest Heights long-term care (four cases in staff)
  • Cambridge Country Manor (60 cases in residents, 68 in staff, 16 deaths)
  • The Village of Winston Park retirement home (25 cases in residents, 28 in staff, six deaths)
  • NEW Shamrock Independent Living Centre (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)
  • NEW Trades and related services 7 (two cases)
  • NEW Retail 4 (two cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 21 (seven cases)
  • Food and beverages services 12 (two cases)
  • Waterloo Regional Police - North Division (three cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 20 (three cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 19 (two cases)
  • Food and beverage services 11 (two cases)
  • Farm 1 (four cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 18 (two cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 17 (16 cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 16 (six cases)
  • Food and beverage services 10 (four cases)
  • Food processing workplace 1 (85 cases)
  • Grand River Hospital Mental Health Unit

Meantime, Ontario reported 2,903 new cases on Tuesday (lowest daily count so far this month).

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

  • 222,023 total cases
  • 1,701 people are in hospital - 385 in intensive care - 262 on a ventilator
  • 186,829 resolved cases 
  • 5,053 deaths (41 new)
  • 44,802 tests completed Monday  - 8.47 million since January 15, 2020
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