The Weekly Incidence Rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents of Hamilton remains above 150 as the Public Health Ontario reports 94 new confirmed cases in the past day, and three new deaths.
Province-wide, the number of tests complete is significantly lower than average with a near record high positivity rate of 8.36%
New Cases: 94
Cumulative Total of Cases: 6566
New Deaths: 3
Cumulative Total of Deaths: 180
Weekly Incidence Rate: 156.5 (Based upon a population estimate of 589,000 for Hamilton)
Source: Ontario Open Data
The total number of Hamiltonians who have been admitted to hospital with COVID increased by 3 on Sunday.
Hamilton Health Sciences is reporting an increase of 6 COVID patients since December 31st, bringing the total COVID inpatients to 53, of whom 8 are in ICU.
St. Joseph’s is reporting 21 patients, the same as December 31st..
Hamilton Public Health reports 1603 active cases of COVID in Hamilton, a new peak.
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