30 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today, two in Collingwood

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 in its latest update released on September 15.

The new cases include 19 unvaccinated people, four partially vaccinated people and seven fully vaccinated people.

The new cases reported today are as follows:

  • Collingwood (2): A person between 18 and 34 years old and a person between 45 and 64 years old. One case is linked to close contacts and the other is still under investigation.
  • Wasaga Beach (3): One person between 18 and 34 years old and two people between 45 and 64 years old. Two cases are listed as acquired in the community and one is linked to close contact transmission.
  • Spring water (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 34 whose case is related to travel.
  • Barrie (6): Three young people under the age of 18, one person 45 to 64 years old, one person 65 to 79 years old and one person over 79 years old. Three cases are linked to close contact transmission, two are listed as community acquired (no link known) and one is still under investigation.
  • Innisfil (2): Two people between 18 and 34 years old. One case is linked to close contact and the other is listed as community acquis (no known link).
  • Bradford (2): A person between 18 and 34 years old and a person between 35 and 44 years old. Both cases are listed as acquired in the community (no known link).
  • Oro-Medonte (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 34 whose transmission of the case is still under investigation.
  • Midland (1): A person between 18 and 34 years old whose case is listed as community (no known link).
  • Penetanguishene (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 34 whose case is still under investigation.
  • Essa (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 still under investigation.
  • New Tecumseth (3): Three people between 35 and 44 years old. Two cases are linked to close contact transmission.
  • Adjala-Tosorontio (3): Two young people under 18 and one person between 45 and 64 years old. All three cases are linked to close contact transmission.
  • Muskoka District (3): Three people between 18 and 34 years old from Bracebridge.

There are currently 250 active cases in the region.

Thirteen people in Simcoe County are hospitalized with COVID-19.

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 13,248 cases of COVID-19, of which 12,742 have been cured and 256 cases have resulted in death.

The health unit confirmed that 5,788 of the area’s cases were variant strains. There are 199 laboratory-confirmed variant cases still active.

The breakdown of case variants includes:

4,007 alpha cases,
168 gamma cases,
34 beta cases,
918 delta cases,
and 661 cases have tested positive and are awaiting further testing.

According to the health unit, 76.6 percent of the population aged 12 and older living in Simcoe-Muskoka received both doses of the vaccine and 83.3 percent received at least one dose of a vaccine.

About 26.7 percent of the total population of Simcoe-Muskoka (including children) are not vaccinated and 67.3 percent are 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 15.

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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 220 212 2 September 14 1,856 61%
Barrie 4 375 4,191 121 3 September 14 2852 76.1%
Bradford Task Force 2,169 2 106 38 1 September 14 4 969 73.6%
Open view 143 137 5 September 7 951 70.2%
Collingwood 260 250 3 September 14 1,054 85.9%
Try 539 512 4 1 September 14 2 236 78%
Innisfil 1,306 1,270 18 2 September 14 3 168 70%
Midland 212 200 6 September 14 1,158 80.6%
New Tecumseth 1,587 1,535 18 3 September 14 3,748 73.2%
Orillia 351 334 8 September 11th 1,038 83.2%
Oro-Medonte 243 230 5 September 14 1,042 88.2%
Penetanguishene 207 196 8 September 14 2 148 83.6%
Ramara 118 113 1 September 11th 1,129 64.8%
Severn 92 88 3 September 10 613 60%
Spring water 307 298 2 1 September 13 1,432 83.9%
Tay 126 122 2 September 9 1,123 83%
Tiny 139 134 2 September 12 1,036 71.7%
Wasaga Beach 300 284 5 2 September 14 1,266 78.8%

~ 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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