COVID-19 Region of Waterloo: New death reported, over 3,000 total confirmed cases


KITCHENER – Another person has died from COVID-19 in the Waterloo region, as there are now more than 3,000 public health confirmed cases. Sunday morning’s dashboard update saw the total number of cases increase to 61, but only 60 new cases were reported. This amount and other numbers sometimes differ due to data transfer between health units, status updates, and ongoing data quality initiatives.

Of the 60 new cases, 59 are not linked to an outbreak, the highest one-day total reported in Waterloo Region.

The new death is the first confirmed in the region since last Monday and brings the total to 123.

There were also five new cases considered resolved, an increase of five in the number of active cases and one less person in hospital due to COVID-19.

This brings the Waterloo region total to 3,019 confirmed cases, 2,555 resolved, 341 active cases and 21 hospitalized.

A COVID-19 outbreak has been reported at the Williamsburg unit of Chartwell Westmount Long-Term Care with one staff member testing positive.

Meanwhile, the outbreak in Pinehaven LTC has been declared over.

Public health in the Waterloo region now has 24 active outbreaks of COVID-19.

In Ontario, health officials on Sunday confirmed 1,534 new cases of the novel coronavirus.

The total number of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario now stands at 103,912, including 3,486 deaths and 87,508 recoveries.

There are currently at least 484 people in Ontario hospitals due to COVID-19, and 147 of those patients are in an intensive care unit. Eighty-nine of them breathe using a ventilator.


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