Two more cases of COVID-19 in the Peterborough area on Saturday


Two more confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Peterborough area on Saturday, bringing the total of confirmed cases since March to 136.

Four cases are active, 130 have been resolved and there have been two deaths, both last spring.

Local health officials have tested 32,850 people since the outbreak of the pandemic in March.

Drive-through testing continues by appointment only at Eastgate Memorial Park at 2150 Ashburnham Dr. in the east end of the city from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.

Appointments can be booked on the CHRP website at and on the Peterborough Public Health website at

Appointments can only be booked if:

You have mild symptoms of COVID-19.

Peterborough Public Health has informed you that you have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19.

You have received a notification through the COVID-19 Alert app.

You are part of an outbreak investigation according to information provided by Peterborough Public Health.

You need to be tested regularly, like the staff of long-term care homes and retirement homes.

You are planning an indoor visit with a loved one in a long-term care home.

You are a symptom-free traveler and need a test to confirm you do not have COVID-19 before traveling abroad.



A healthcare professional has told you that tests are necessary before surgery.

The CHRP’s COVID-19 assessment center will continue to operate as usual. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and need to be evaluated by a doctor, contact the assessment center directly at 705-876-5086 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily to determine if an appointment is necessary.

This interactive map shows confirmed COVID-19 cases and virus-related deaths reported by Ontario public health units. The map is updated every hour.


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