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2 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Peterborough area, health unit reports

A health-care worker swabs a woman at a mobile COVID-19 testing clinic in Montreal, Sunday, May 10, 2020. Peterborough Public Health reports ?? cases in its jurisdiction on Tuesday. Graham Hughes/THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES

Peterborough Public Health reports two new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 76 cases.

In its daily situation report released at 4:40 p.m., the health unit reported two new cases after reporting one new case on Sunday — the first in a week — and none on Monday.

The health unit serves Peterborough city and county, Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation.

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Of the 76 cases, 69 of them have been declared resolved which is approximately 91 per cent.

 

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The health unit also reports that 6,850 people have been tested.

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There have been two deaths related to COVID-19 complications.

An outbreak declared on May 11 at Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough remains in effect, the health unit reports.

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