3 Collingwood residents among 35 new COVID cases in the area today

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 35 new cases of COVID-19 in its latest update released on September 10.

Among the new cases are 26 unvaccinated people, two partially vaccinated people and seven fully vaccinated people.

The new cases reported today are as follows:

  • Collingwood (3): A young person under the age of 18, a person between the ages of 18 and 34 and a person between the ages of 35 and 44. One case is listed as community acquis (no known link) and the other two are still under investigation.
  • Wasaga Beach (3): A young person under the age of 18, a person between the ages of 18 and 34 and a person between the ages of 45 and 64. One case is listed as community (no known link). The other two cases are still under investigation.
  • Barrie (6): One young person under 18, four people between 18 and 34 years old and one person between 35 and 44 years old. Five cases are linked to close contact transmission and one case is still under investigation.
  • Innisfil (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 35 whose case is linked to close contact transmission.
  • Bradford (3): A young person under the age of 18, a person between 18 and 34 years old and a person between 65 and 79 years old. One case is listed as community-based (no known link) and the other two are under investigation.
  • Orillia (4): Two people between 18 and 34 years old and two people between 35 and 44 years old. Three cases are listed as acquired in the community (no known link) and one is still under investigation.
  • Ramara (1): A person between 18 and 34 years old whose case is listed as community (no known link).
  • Oro-Medonte (3): Two young people under 18 and one person between 45 and 64 years old. One case is listed as close contact transmission and the other two are still under investigation.
  • Tay (2): A person between 18 and 34 years old and a person between 45 and 64 years old. One case is related to close contact transmission and the other is under investigation.
  • Essa (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 34 whose case is still under investigation.
  • New Tecumseth (5): One young person under 18, one person between 18 and 34 years old, three people between 45 and 64 years old. Two cases are listed as taken for granted in the community (no known link) and the others are still under investigation.
  • Adjala-Tosorontio (1): A person between 45 and 64 years old whose case is listed as community.
  • Muskoka District (2): One person from Muskoka Lakes and one person from Lake of Bays.

There are currently 270 active cases in the region.

Thirteen people from Simcoe County and one from Muskoka District are hospitalized with COVID-19.

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 13,130 cases of COVID-19, of which 12,604 have been cured and 256 cases have resulted in death.

The health unit confirmed that 5,652 of the area’s cases were variant strains. There are 190 still active laboratory-confirmed variant cases.

The breakdown of case variants includes:

4008 alpha cases,
168 gamma cases,
34 beta cases,
781 delta case,
and 661 cases have tested positive and are awaiting further testing.

According to the health unit, 76 percent of the population aged 12 and over living in Simcoe-Muskoka received both doses of the vaccine and seven percent received their first dose of the vaccine.

Approximately 27% of the total population of Simcoe-Muskoka (including children) is not vaccinated and 67% is fully vaccinated.

To learn more about the immunization status of Simcoe-Muskoka cases and hospitalizations, click here.

Anyone born in or before 2009 and living in the Simcoe-Muskoka region can book their first or second dose of vaccine online through the Ontario Vaccine Reservation System. More appointments are added regularly for clinics in the region.

The health unit sometimes withdraws a case or moves it based on further investigation of the whereabouts data. The graph below reflects the updated totals for each municipality as reported by the health unit on September 9.

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Municipality Total number of cases ** Recoveries Deaths To the hospital Last reported case Cumulative incidence rate * % of 12+ pop. with two doses of vaccine
Adj-Tosorontio 215 210 2 September 9 1,814 60.5%
Barrie 4.348 4,156 121 3 September 9 2,834 75.3%
Bradford Task Force 2,158 2,099 38 1 September 9 4,943 73%
Open view 143 137 5 September 7 951 69.4%
Collingwood 257 247 3 September 9 1,042 85.3%
Try 528 500 4 1 September 9 2 190 77.3%
Innisfil 1,294 1,252 18 2 September 9 3 138 69.2%
Midland 208 199 6 September 7 1,136 79.8%
New Tecumseth 1,574 1,524 18 4 September 9 3,718 72.3%
Orillia 348 328 8 September 9 1,029 82.4%
Oro-Medonte 239 225 5 September 9 1,025 87.6%
Penetanguishene 204 196 8 September 2 2 117 83.1%
Ramara 115 112 1 September 9 1,100 64.4%
Severn 91 86 3 September 3 607 59.4%
Spring water 303 295 2 September 5 1,414 83.3%
Tay 126 119 2 September 9 1,123 82.3%
Tiny 137 133 2 September 4 1,028 71.2%
Wasaga Beach 296 276 5 2 September 9 1,240 78.4%

~ Fully vaccinated means an individual whose second dose was given 14 days or more before the onset of symptoms of COVID-19.

* The cumulative incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 people reported to date

** Total number of cases includes the number of cases that are currently recovering at home as well as those that have recovered, died or are hospitalized


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