Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Infectious Diseases

COVID-19 Testing

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Summary

  • There were 196 new COVID-19 tests per 10,000 population in Simcoe County and 125 tests per 10,000 population in Muskoka District for the most recent week (Apr 25). In comparison the provincial testing rate was 219 tests per 10,000 population. Note that weekly testing data is updated on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and testing rates for the most recent week are incomplete and will change in future updates.
  • The percent positivity rate in Simcoe County is 6.6% and is 3.6% in Muskoka District, compared to the provincial percent positivity rate of 7.9%. The percent positivity rate in Simcoe County was higher than the provincial rate for four weeks but has dropped below the provincial rate for the most recent three weeks.
  • The weekly percent positivity in Simcoe Muskoka has been highest among youth aged 10 to 19 over the past four weeks.
  • A low percent positivity rate indicates the outbreak is under control, given more testing is finding a smaller and smaller proportion of positives.

COVID-19 Testing Rate, Simcoe Muskoka and Ontario

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COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rate, Simcoe Muskoka and Ontario

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Weekly COVID-19 Testing Rate, Simcoe Muskoka by Age Group

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Weekly COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rate, Simcoe Muskoka by Age Group

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Page Last Modified: May 6, 2021