The Weekly Incidence Rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents of Hamilton remains above 150 as the Public Health Ontario reports 151 new confirmed cases in the past day, and 6 new deaths.
Province-wide, the number of tests complete is lower than average with a near record high positivity rate of 8.9%
New Cases: 151
Cumulative Total of Cases: 6717
New Deaths: 6
Cumulative Total of Deaths: 186
Weekly Incidence Rate: 157.67 (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 8 since yesterday.
Hamilton Health Sciences is reporting an increase of 2 in COVID in-patients, bringing the total COVID inpatients to 53, of whom 9 are in ICU, an increase of 1.
St. Joseph’s is reporting 22 in-patients, an increase of one since yesterday.
Hamilton Public Health reports 1714 active cases of COVID in Hamilton, a new peak.
Production Details v. 1.1.0 First published: December 5, 2020 Last updated: December 5, 2020 Author: Joey Coleman Edit Record v. 1.0.0 original version