Coronavirus: 140 cases resolved, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports Thursday that 140 of its 168 confirmed coronavirus cases are now resolved.

That’s approximately 83 per cent of the cases. Thursday’s update issued at 1:40 p.m. showed little change in overall cases, which includes 145 in the City of Kawartha Lakes, of which 118 have been resolved.

In the municipality, two cases are currently deemed probable — symptomatic and currently awaiting test results or have been referred for testing. Twenty-nine of the cases are deemed high-risk contacts — asymptomatic individuals who are known to have been in contact with a confirmed or probable case.

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Nine of the cases in the City of Kawartha Lakes required hospitalization. There have been 32 deaths in the City of Kawartha Lakes due to COVID-19 complications, 28 of them associated with the outbreak at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon. The outbreak was declared over last Friday.

 

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