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Region confirms 65 new COVID cases Monday

There have also now been 2,000 cases involving variants
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Region of Waterloo Public Health reported 65 new COVID-19 cases on Monday afternoon. That compares to 90 on Sunday.

It puts the overall total at 14,412.

Hospitalizations remain unchanged at 59 --- 34 patients are receiving treatment in intensive care.

The active caseload is up to 558.

No new deaths were reported. The local death toll remains at 252.

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

  • 205,335 doses of the COVID vaccine have been administered --- 16,372 people in the region have been fully vaccinated (2.78 per cent)
  • 2,000 cases have screened positive for variants of concern - 50 are the U.K. strain - two are linked to the variant first detected in South Africa - six are linked to the strain first found in Brazil - lineage to the other 1,942 has not been determined yet
  • 13,583 resolved cases (94 per cent)
  • Over 464,000 tests have been done

There are currently 16 active outbreaks in the region. 13 are in workplaces:

  • Construction 14 (three cases)
  • Warehousing 7 (six cases)
  • Trades and related services 13 (two cases)
  • Waterloo Regional Police (five cases)
  • The Village at University Gates long-term care - Hagey Unit (three staff cases, one case in a resident)
  • Willowbrae Academy Cambridge (ten cases)
  • Food and beverage services 15 (three cases)
  • Retail 9 (two cases)
  • Retail 10 (two cases)
  • Retail 8 (10 cases)
  • Retail 7 (six cases)
  • Automobile sales/service 6 (four cases)
  • Food processing 9 (27 cases)
  • Manufacturing/industrial 17 (22 cases)
  • St. Mary's General Hospital - 4th floor
  • Food processing 8 (seven cases)

Meantime, the province reported 3,436 cases Monday.

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

  • 375,905 vaccinations have been completed
  • 473,901 total cases
  • 428,786 resolved cases
  • 1,925 people are in hospital - 889 are in intensive care - 611 are on a ventilator
  • 8,116 deaths (16 new)
  • 33,179 tests completed Sunday - 14.11 million since January 15, 2020
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