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Infectious Diseases

COVID-19

Due to the public holiday, HealthSTATS will not be updated on Monday, August 2. The regular update schedule will resume on Tuesday, August 3.

All COVID-19 data on HealthSTATS (this page and linked pages) are updated Monday to Friday by 2:00 pm ET.

Due to the increase in cases being reported to public health, data entry is lagged and data presented are interim and subject to change.

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COVID-19 Interactive Tools

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_COVID-19 Case Explorer
An interactive map of COVID-19 cases across Simcoe Muskoka. Click here for a mobile friendly list of all cases in Simcoe Muskoka. See Data Change Log at the bottom of the case list for major data updates. Visit map.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_COVID-19 Monitoring Dashboard
A snapshot of the COVID-19 pandemic status in Simcoe Muskoka across four dimensions: virus spread and containment, laboratory testing, health system capacity and public health system capacity. Visit dashboard.


Highlights

  • There have been 12,379 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Simcoe Muskoka since COVID-19 was first identified in Canada.
  • There have been 23 new cases reported to the health unit for the current week. There were 23 new cases reported to the health unit last week (week of July 18th), 44% higher than the 16 cases reported for the week of July 11th which was the lowest weekly case total since August 2020.
  • There were six COVID-19 deaths reported in June among Simcoe Muskoka residents. So far in July, there have been four COVID-19 related deaths.
  • To date 4,000 local cases have tested positive for Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant of concern, 167 cases have tested positive for the Gamma (P.1) variant of concern, 34 cases have tested positive for the Beta (B.1.351) variant of concern, 186 cases have tested positive for the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of concern, and an additional 671 cases have screened positive (awaiting confirmatory testing).
    • As of July 27, all cases reported on or after May 23, 2021 which are negative for both the E484K and N501Y mutations are considered presumptive Delta (B.1.617.2) cases and will be included in variant case counts. Previously these were treated as screened negative. This change may result in a shift in several variant-related metrics.
  • Over 762,720 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Simcoe Muskoka, including doses administered by local pharmacies. Over 416,190 individuals living in Simcoe Muskoka have received at least one dose of vaccine, which represents 69% of the total population.
  • Currently 78% of the population 12 years and older living in Simcoe Muskoka have had at least one dose of vaccine and 67% of youth 12 to 17 years of age have had their first vaccine dose.
  • Most COVID-19 cases in Simcoe Muskoka are from the Barrie and South Simcoe areas. Click here to view the epidemic curve by municipality.
  • Young adults (18-34 years) have had the highest rates of infection since February, 2021.
  • The vast majority of COVID-19 cases in Simcoe Muskoka are considered resolved (see Technical Notes and Definitions page for more details).

COVID-19 Case and Vaccine Summary Table, Simcoe Muskoka

COVID-19 Weekly Case, Hospitalization and Deaths Table, Simcoe Muskoka

COVID-19 Immunization Coverage among Simcoe Muskoka Residents

Additional COVID-19 pages are available on the following topics:

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icon_COVID-19 Case Characteristics and Geographic Distribution
Local cases by age, sex, socioeconomic characteristics (e.g. visible minority status) and geography, including weekly incidence rates. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Severity of COVID-19 Cases
Local hospitalizations and deaths. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_COVID-19 Outbreaks
Local COVID-19 outbreaks, including changes from previous posting, case counts by outbreak settings and list of all local COVID-19 outbreaks. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Trends Over Time
Pandemic evolution over time including epidemic curves, 7-day case rolling average, incidence rates, effective reproduction number (Rt) and severity of cases. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Variants of ConcernMutations of Interest
Variants of concern (VOC) and screened positive (mutations of interest) cases and outbreaks in Simcoe Muskoka. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_COVID-19 Testing
Weekly COVID-19 testing in Simcoe County and District of Muskoka and percent positivity. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icon_COVID-19 Immunizations
Immunizations administered by dose in Simcoe County and District of Muskoka and immunization coverage rates among Simcoe Muskoka residents. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Forecast Modeling
Provincial modeling and local case count projections. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_COVID-19 Local Impact Survey
Results from a 2020 online survey outlining financial, mental, physical and social impacts of the pandemic on the local population. Visit page.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Technical Notes and Definitions
Detailed information on definitions, data sources and other technical details related to analysis of data. Visit page.

 

All data reported are preliminary and subject to change as COVID-19 cases continue to be investigated.

Links to Related Information and Resources

Page Last Modified: July 30, 2021