Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Infectious Diseases

COVID-19

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.

 

COVID-19 HealthSTATS icons_Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework
Information explaining the current zone of public health measures for Simcoe Muskoka. Visit dashboard.

 

Highlights

  • There have been 11,446 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Simcoe Muskoka since COVID-19 was first identified in Canada.
  • There have been 70 new cases reported to the health unit for the current week. There were 338 new cases reported to the health unit last week (week of May 9th), 24% lower than the 444 cases reported for the week of May 2nd.
  • There were 25 COVID-19 deaths in April, double the 12 Simcoe Muskoka residents who died from COVID-19 in March. There have been 14 COVID-19 death so far in May among Simcoe Muskoka residents.
  • To date 3,388 local cases have tested positive for the COVID-19 variant of concern UK B.1.1.7 (UK), 87 cases have tested positive for the P.1 variant of concern (Brazil), 19 cases have tested positive for the B.1.351 variant of concern (South Africa), 1 case has tested positive for the B.1.617 variant of concern (India), and an additional 711 cases have screened positive (awaiting confirmatory testing).
  • Over 272,138 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Simcoe Muskoka, including doses administered by local pharmacies. Over 253,000 individuals living in Simcoe Muskoka have received their first dose of vaccine, which represents over 42% of the total population.
  • 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 have recovered from the infection.

COVID-19 Case and Vaccine Summary Table, Simcoe Muskoka

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

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.

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Page Last Modified: May 18, 2021