Hamilton COVID weekly incidence rate graph for Wednesday, January 13, 2020. The rate is approximately 146.08

Hamilton COVID Data Update for January 13, 2021

Hamilton’s daily new case number for today is 171, and hospitalizations continue to increase. Without full contact tracing, we do not know exactly where or how COVID is spreading in our community. During the past ten days, Hamilton Public Health says nearly 50% of cases are from close contact transmission. 28% of cases are “community acquired” meaning unknown origin, 16% are outbreak associated. The City is expecting to complete the first round of vaccinations in long-term care homes and higher risk retirement homes by Sunday.

Cameron Kroetsch launches The Downtown Sparrow

The very active and involved Cameron Kroetsch launched the Downtown Sparrow today, a new site focused upon informing the neighbourhoods of Downtown Hamilton with information and data about local news, events, developments, and meetings.