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Coronavirus: One new case reported in Haliburton County

Peterborough Public Health reported no new cases of coronavirus on Monday.
Peterborough Public Health reported no new cases of coronavirus on Monday. File / The Canadian Press

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit reported one new COVID-19 case in Haliburton County on Wednesday.

This brings the total confirmed cases in the municipality to 14 and the total in the entire health unit’s jurisdiction to 215.

193 cases of those 215 have been resolved, almost 90 per cent.

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Three high-risk contacts have also been identified in Haliburton, bringing the jurisdiction’s total up from 7 to 10. One more individual has also been hospitalized in Haliburton.

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Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases remains at 176 in the City of Kawartha Lakes (156 resolved), and 25 in Northumberland County (all resolved).

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Since the start of the pandemic, 15 people have been hospitalized in total, and 32 deaths have been recorded in the jurisdiction. Twenty-eight of the deaths were residents at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

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