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Coronavirus: 1 new case reported on Sunday in Peterborough region

-The new case brings the total number of active cases in the health unit's jurisdiction to four.
-The new case brings the total number of active cases in the health unit's jurisdiction to four. Mike Saran via Getty Images

Peterborough Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 in its jurisdiction on Sunday.

The case brings the number of active cases in the area to four, and the overall total confirmed cases to 104. The health unit’s jurisdiction is Peterborough city and county, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation.

More than 24,800 individuals have been tested so far, according to the health unit.

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Out of the 104, 98 cases have been resolved. The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of two Peterborough residents, with both deaths occurring in April.

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Prior to Sunday’s case, the health unit’s latest confirmed case was from Aug. 21.

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A weekday drive-thru testing clinic for asymptomatic individuals continues at the Kinsmen Civic Centre in Peterborough up until Friday, Sept 4. No appointment is necessary.

Afterwards, the drive-through testing clinic will relocate to Northcrest Arena effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Operating hours will remain 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday until further notice. Northcrest Arena is located at 100 Marina Drive, Peterborough.

There will be no drive-through clinic operating on September 7 due to the Labour Day holiday.

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.

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