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COVID-19: 1 new death recorded in KFL&A, 35 new cases recorded Tuesday, 220 active

KFL&A Public Health is recording 35 new cases in the region Tuesday, and one new death. Megan King / CKWS TV

KFL&A Public Health is recording a new COVID-19-related death, along with another large daily spike in cases.

According to provincial data, a man in his 60s died of COVID-19 complications on Nov. 23, the same day the case was reported.

The health unit added 35 new cases Tuesday, for a total of 220 active cases.

The region’s death toll has now reached seven.

Read more: COVID-19 cases reach unprecedented level in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennnox and Addington

Hospitalizations continue to climb as well, with 16 people now in hospital, nine people in intensive care units and six people on ventilators.

Three new outbreaks were announced Tuesday, one at Truedell Public School with three active cases and another at a group home with four active cases.

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The third outbreak has yet to be identified.

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