Map of Simcoe Muskoka

Infectious Diseases

Trends Over Time

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Summary

  • The daily moving average of new cases declined from mid-January to early March to approximately 35 cases per day; however, the moving average has been above 100 cases per day since April 7th (excluding the most recent days due to reporting delays).
  • The age-specific rates in April were approximately double the rates for March for those under 80 years of age.
  • While the rate of new infections among females was higher than males in January, this difference was mainly due to a higher number of female cases associated with institutional outbreaks. The rates for males were higher than females from February to April.
  • The effective reproductive number for a given period of time or Rt is the average number of secondary cases that a new case will infect. If Rt is greater than one it indicates that the spread of COVID-19 in Simcoe Muskoka is growing, and if Rt is less than one, the spread of COVID-19 is slowing and containment/mitigation efforts may be working to keep the outbreak under control.

Epidemic Curve by Date of Symptom Onset

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7-Day Rolling Average of New COVID-19 Cases

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Cumulative COVID-19 Cases by Date Reported to Public Health

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7-Day Rolling Average of the Median Reproductive Number (Rt)

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Age-Specific Incidence Rate of COVID-19 Infections by Month

Sex-Specific Incidence Rate of COVID-19 Infections by Month

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COVID-19 Cases by Most Likely Acquisition by Week

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Active COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations

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Technical Notes and Definitions

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Page Last Modified: May 6, 2021