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LGL HU: Active COVID-19 case count drops by one, recoveries up by two heading into the weekend

by | Feb 26, 2021 | Local News | 0 comments

The following information is issued Monday through Friday by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit. This page also includes information from the Provincial Ministry of Health, the Upper Canada District School Board, and Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. 

 

 

 

Daily COVID-19 Update: Friday, February 26, 2021

In its last report of the week, the Health Unit says the active case count of COVID-19 has dropped by one, and sits at 10.

There are two cases in Lanark West, and one in Lanark East. In Leeds-Grenville, there are three in the east, and one each in the central and west regions. Locations for two cases have not been released.

There remain three hospitalizations, with one person in an intensive care unit.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 860 total cases, an increase of one since their last report. Two more people have recovered, bringing the total to 796 and there remain 54 COVID-19 related deaths.

There are still two outbreaks in long-term care and retirement homes, one in Perth at Carolina Retirement Residence, the other at Lombard Manor in Lombardy.

There are no outbreaks in local schools.

The Health Unit’s next report comes Monday morning.

You can visit the Surveillance Dashboard for more detailed information by clicking here. It includes the regional map. 

 

There are currently no cases recorded in local schools.

The Upper Canada District School Board reports there are currently no outbreaks reported at the UCDSB. 
Click here to be taken to the UCDB’s COVID-19 advisory page.

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario reports there are currently no outbreaks reported in the CDSBEO. 
Click here for the CDSBEO’s COVID-19 reporting page.

When a case is detected, the school boards work closely with the health unit to take measures to prevent the spread of the virus to others.

Parents are reminded to use the online screening tool each day to ensure your child is healthy enough to go to school.

We have links to both official Board COVID-19 sites and the Health Unit’s and Provincial Government’s COVID-19 school sites at lake88.ca.

Click here for the provincial listing of outbreaks in schools in the province. 

Click here for the Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit’s Outbreak Surveillance page.

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