Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Infectious Diseases

COVID-19 Testing

Back to COVID-19 Landing Page

Summary

  • There were 85 new COVID-19 tests per 10,000 population in Simcoe County and 55 tests per 10,000 population in Muskoka District for the most recent week (July 11). In comparison the provincial testing rate was 111 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 0.3% and is 0% in Muskoka District, compared to the provincial percent positivity rate of 0.6%.
  • Testing rates and percent positivity in Simcoe County and across Ontario have been decreasing since mid-April. Percent positivity in Simcoe Muskoka hasn't been this low since August 2020.
  • Percent positivity for the most recent week was highest among children 10 to 19 years of age. 
  • 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

Hover over the lines to see the values

COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rate, Simcoe Muskoka and Ontario

Hover over the lines to see the values

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

Hover over the bars to see the values

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

Technical Notes and Definitions

Please see Technical Notes and Definitions here.

Page Last Modified: July 23, 2021