74 new cases of COVID in the region since Friday, two in Collingwood

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The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported 74 new cases of COVID-19 in its last update released on September 13.

Today’s update is the first since Friday.

The new cases include 50 unvaccinated people, five partially vaccinated people and 19 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. Both cases are still under investigation.
  • Wasaga Beach (1): A young person under the age of 18 whose case is linked to a trip.
  • Spring water (3): Three people between 18 and 34 years old. One case is linked to close contact transmission, another is listed as community acquired (no link known) and another is still under investigation.
  • Barrie (15): Seven young people under 18, four people aged 18 to 34, two people 35 to 44, one 45 to 64, one 65 to 79. Two cases are listed as acquired in the community (no known link) and one case is linked to close contact transmission. The remaining cases are still under investigation.
  • Innisfil (10): One young person under the age of 18, three people between 18 and 34 years old, five people between 45 and 64 years old and one person 65 to 79 years old. One case is listed as community acquis and the other cases are still under investigation.
  • Bradford (7): Two young people under 18 and five people between 18 and 34 years old. Three cases are listed as acquired in the community and one case is linked to close contact transmission. The remaining cases are still under investigation.
  • Orillia (3): One person between 18 and 34 years old and two people between 45 and 64 years old. One case is linked to close contacts and the other two are still under investigation.
  • Ramara (3): Two young people under 18 and one person between 18 and 34 years old. One case is linked to close contacts and the other two are still under investigation.
  • Oro-Medonte (2): A young person under the age of 18 and a person between the ages of 18 and 34. One case is linked to close contact.
  • Penetanguishene (2): Two people between 65 and 79 years old. Both cases are linked to close contact transmission.
  • Severn (1): A person between 45 and 64 years old whose case is listed as community (no known link).
  • Midland (2): A person between 18 and 34 years old and a person between 45 and 64 years old. One case is listed as community acquis (no known link) and the other is under investigation.
  • Lowercase (1): A person between the ages of 18 and 34 whose case is still under investigation.
  • Essa (8): Two young people under 18, one person 18 to 34, one 35 to 44, three 45 to 64 and one 65 to 79. The source of transmission for the eight cases is still under investigation.
  • New Tecumseth (8): 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 still under investigation.
  • Muskoka District (5): One person is from Bracebridge, two people are from Huntsville, one person is from Gravenhurst, and one person is from Muskoka Lakes.

There are currently 261 active cases in the region.

Thirteen people from Simcoe County and one from Muskoka District are hospitalized with COVID-19, which includes one new hospitalization since Friday.

Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 13,203 cases of COVID-19, of which 12,686 have been cured and 256 cases have resulted in death.

The health unit confirmed that 5,743 of the area’s cases were variant strains. There are 205 laboratory-confirmed variant cases still active.

The breakdown of case variants includes:

4,007 alpha cases,
168 gamma cases,
34 beta cases,
873 delta cases,
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 13.

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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 216 211 2 September 11th 1,822 60.7%
Barrie 4.363 4,176 121 3 September 12 2,844 75.8%
Bradford Task Force 2 165 2 104 38 1 September 12 4 959 73.3%
Open view 143 137 5 September 7 951 69.7%
Collingwood 258 249 3 September 11th 1,046 85.5%
Try 536 504 4 1 September 12 2,224 77.8%
Innisfil 1,304 1,263 18 3 September 11th 3 163 69.7%
Midland 210 199 6 September 11th 1,147 80%
New Tecumseth 1,582 1,531 18 3 September 12 3,737 72.8%
Orillia 351 332 8 September 11th 1,038 82.9%
Oro-Medonte 241 226 5 September 11th 1,033 88%
Penetanguishene 206 196 8 September 10 2 138 83.2%
Ramara 118 113 1 September 11th 1,129 64.6%
Severn 92 87 3 September 10 613 59.8%
Spring water 306 297 2 September 12 1,428 83.5%
Tay 126 121 2 September 9 1,123 82.6%
Tiny 138 134 2 September 11th 1,028 71.4%
Wasaga Beach 297 279 5 2 September 9 1,240 78.6%

~ 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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