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Region sees increase of 21 new COVID-19 cases

The active case load is 106
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Region of Waterloo Public Health posted an increase of 21 COVID-19 cases on its dashboard Saturday morning.

This brings the new total up to 1,975 for the region since March.

The number of active cases has increased to 106 from 101 since yesterday. 

Fourteen of the cases were reported on Saturday, six were added to Friday’s tally, and alterations to other figures resulted in an overall increase of 21.

Here are some other updates from the Region's COVID summary dashboard on Saturday:

  • 1,749 resolved cases (88.5 per cent).
  • 120 related deaths in the region, unchanged since August 21.
  • Six cases are currently hospitalized. 

Eleven outbreaks 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) and a home child care centre (one case). 

An outbreak was declared over at JF Carmichael Public School, and new outbreaks were declared at The Village at University Gates Retirement Home - Emma Unit, and The Village at University Gates Long Term Care Home.

Here's the rest of the provincial COVID-19 summary for Saturday:

  • 62,908 total cases
  • 54,004 cases are resolved (85.8 per cent)
  • 3,031 deaths
  • 261 hospitalized

 




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