COVID-19 outbreak declared at Roger Neilson Public School; 2 new cases in Peterborough
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Roger Neilson Public School on Erskine Avenue at the south end of Peterborough on Friday.
The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board reported that the school had an active case on Friday, but the school remained open.
St. Anne’s School in Peterborough and St. Paul’s School in Norwood each had two active cases on Friday, but both schools remain open.
Norwood District Middle School also had an active case on Friday, but both schools remain open.
Trent University had no active cases on Friday.
2 new cases in Peterborough; active cases remain stable
Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported by Peterborough Public Health on Friday, but two cases have also been resolved, allowing active cases to remain at 18.
No new deaths or hospitalizations were reported. There are no ongoing hospitalizations.
The health unit is monitoring 162 people considered to be at high risk due to close contact with a confirmed case.
The jurisdiction of the City and County of Peterborough, Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation has recorded 1,891 cumulative cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, with 1,850 resolved and 23 previous deaths ( the most recent death was last month, a woman in her 40s who was not vaccinated). There have been 1,109 cases identified as variants, up from 1,108 on Thursday.
3 new cases in the city of Kawartha Lakes
Three new cases in the city of Kawartha Lakes and two new cases in Northumberland County were reported by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit on Friday.
The jurisdiction now has 14 active cases, nine in the City of Kawartha Lakes and five in Northumberland County.
No new deaths, hospitalizations or epidemics were reported on Friday. The jurisdiction has no active outbreaks and had one hospitalized case on Friday.
The jurisdiction of the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County and Haliburton County now has a seven-day case rate of 7.9 cases per 100,000 population.
Walk-in clinics continue
Walk-in clinics for anyone eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, including those turning 12 this year, continue at the Healthy Planet Arena at 911 Monaghan Rd. On Mondays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There are 23 pharmacies in the city of Peterborough offering COVID-19 vaccination clinics as well as pharmacies in Lakefield, Keene and Havelock County. Check with each pharmacy for available times and available vaccines and if appointments are required.
COVID-19 cases in Ontario
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