Advertisement

Coronavirus: No new cases in Peterborough area, one case resolved

One case has been resolved, bringing the total number of active cases down to three.
One case has been resolved, bringing the total number of active cases down to three. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denett

Peterborough Public Health did not report any new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, maintaining the total number of confirmed cases in the area at 99.

However, one active case has been resolved, bringing the total number of active cases down to three.

Last Thursday, the health unit reported its first new cases since June 20, breaking a streak of 40 days with no new cases.

Read more: Coronavirus: Mandatory face mask policy for Peterborough area to begin Aug. 1

The 99 total cases are spread across the City and County of Peterborough, as well as Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations.

[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]

As of Wednesday, the health unit reports more than 21,700 individuals have been tested for the virus.

Story continues below advertisement

Since the pandemic was declared in March, two people have died of complications due to COVID-19.

A weekday drive-thru testing clinic — for asymptomatic individuals — continues at the Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough. No appointment is necessary.

Testing for those with symptoms continues at the COVID-19 assessment centre at Peterborough Regional Health Centre daily. Call 705-876-5086 to book an appointment.

Click to play video 'Coronavirus: Minister MacLoed says theme parks and water parks ‘pose significant threat’ to spreading virus' Coronavirus: Minister MacLoed says theme parks and water parks ‘pose significant threat’ to spreading virus
Coronavirus: Minister MacLoed says theme parks and water parks ‘pose significant threat’ to spreading virus