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LGL HU – Daily COVID-19 data

by | May 7, 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, May 7, 2021

In its last report of the week, the Health Unit has added another COVID-19 related death to its total. There have now been 60 since the beginning of the pandemic more than a year ago.

They also added five new cases of COVID-19 to their totals, including three in the past 24 hours.

The number of active cases has dropped by three and now sits at 52. Of those 15 are in Lanark East, and 11 in Lanark West. In Leeds-Grenville, there are 13 in the east region, 10 in the west and three in the Central.

The latest data shows that household or close contact is the most common way for the virus to spread locally.

There is no one being treated for COVID-19 in local hospitals.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been a total of 1,675 cases, with 1,563 resolved (an increase of seven from yesterday).

There are no outbreaks in long-term care or retirement homes or in schools which continue to operate under the learn-from home model.

The next update from the health unit will come on Monday at 10 am.

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

 

The province is not publishing data for elementary and secondary schools during the current period of remote learning. The government will resume regular publishing the day after in-person learning resumes.
The Upper Canada District School Board reports the following outbreak(s): 

None currently

Cases reported at other local UCDSB school(s):

The province has not listed any cases.

Click here to be taken to the UCDSB’s COVID-19 advisory page.

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario reports the following outbreak(s): 

None currently

Cases reported at other local CDSBEO Schools:

The province has not listed any cases. 

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.

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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