/Haliburton County reports second COVID-19 hospitalization

Haliburton County reports second COVID-19 hospitalization

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A second hospitalization related to COVID-19 – the first since April – has been reported by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge district health unit.

On Aug. 5 at 12:25 p.m. the health unit updated cumulative data on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region. Currently there are two Haliburton County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 with 12 previous cases reported to be resolved. Three high-risk contacts – those being asymptomatic individuals who are known to have been in contact with a confirmed or probable case.

City of Kawartha Lakes has reported 176 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 11 hospitalizations in total and 156 cases resolved while Northumberland has reported 25 cases of COVID-19 with two hospitalizations in total and 25 cases resolved. The region has seen 215 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since reporting began in March.

The HKPR district health unit updates their website with cumulative data related to COVID-19 testing results on Monday Wednesday and Friday excluding holidays. This screenshot shows the Aug. 5 data uploaded at 12:25 p.m.

For further information including a daily epidemiological summary visit hkpr.on.ca.