There was some relief in the spike in fourth wave COVID-19 cases locally on Wednesday when Peterborough Public Health reported just one new case.
Thirteen cases were also reported as resolved, leading to a drop in active cases to 42 from 54 on Tuesday.
No new deaths, hospitalizations or epidemics have been reported. There are no active foci. The Peterborough Regional Health Center welcomed a patient with COVID-19 on Wednesday.
No new school cases were reported on Wednesday. There is one case of an active student at Thomas A. Stewart High School, two cases of active staff at Kaawaate East City Public School, and one case of an active student at North Shore Public School in Keene. , according to Public Health Ontario.
For the seven days ending Saturday, Peterborough Public Health recorded a case rate of 32.4 cases per 100,000 population, according to Public Health Ontario.
Officials said most of the new cases were among the unvaccinated, as well as those partially vaccinated or those whose injections had not had two weeks to trigger.
Most of the new cases also concern people under the age of 30.
Of the active cases on Wednesday morning, 22 were people in their 20s and 19 were people under 20. Five were in their 40s, four in their 30s and one each in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 90s, according to Public. Ontario Health.
The jurisdiction of the City and County of Peterborough, Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation has recorded 1,768 cumulative cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 with 1,703 resolved deaths and 23 previous deaths ( the most recent death was last week, an unvaccinated woman in her 40s).
There were 1,007 cumulative cases identified as variants, up from 1,003 on Tuesday.
Pop-up clinics continue
Walk-in and walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics for ages 12 and over at the Healthy Planet Arena at 911 Monaghan Rd. In Peterborough will continue on Sunday and September 27 from noon to 6 p.m. and on Friday and September 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The health unit has moved from mass appointment vaccination clinics to a series of walk-in clinics in the city and county aimed at reaching those who have not yet been vaccinated:
- Citi Center, 245 Charlotte St. Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Lakefield College School Chapel, 4391 County Rd. 29 in Lakefield Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (open to all residents)
- Cavan Monaghan Community Center, 986 County Road. 10 near Millbrook on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Havelock Community Center, 39, rue George E., Havelock September 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Injections can also be booked at 28 pharmacies in the city and county of Peterborough, although not all of them have a vaccine in stock.
Anyone getting vaccinated at health unit clinics will be entered into a draw to win a $ 50 Peterborough DBIA Boro gift card valid in downtown businesses.
Thanks to the Get a Shot to Take a Shot campaign, anyone who receives a dose of vaccine by September 30 will also have the chance to win one of 250 pairs of Petes home game tickets, with two entries if she receives both doses during this time. .