One new COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga school and 23 new cases in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon

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Published November 3, 2021 at 3:37 pm

Peel Public Health (PPH) said there are a reported 13 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga, another nine in Brampton, and just one case in Caledon.

According to PPH, there have been a over 118,000 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel.

PPH says a total of 3,489 individuals have been hospitalized in Peel because of COVID-19, and 1,023 people have died.

As of Wednesday, 58.5 per cent of cases are in Brampton, 37.1 per cent are in Mississauga, and just 4.2 per cent are in Caledon.

The province reported a total of 378 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday and five new deaths.

PPH said there are four elementary or private schools in Mississauga and three in Brampton with active COVID-19 outbreaks as of Wednesday:

  • Elite Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • Sherwood Heights School (Private) – Mississauga
  • Kaban Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • St. Teresa Avila – Mississauga
  • Castle Oaks Public School – Brampton
  • St. Jean Brebeuf – Brampton
  • Tribune Public School – Brampton

An outbreak in a school is defined as two or more lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in students, staff or providers with an epidemiological link within a 14-day period where at least one case could have acquired infection in the school.

PHP said 88.6 per cent of eligible Peel residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 84.1 per cent have been fully immunized. More than 6,900 individuals have also received a third booster dose.

The Region of Peel now requires anyone over the age of 12 show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a valid medical exemption to enter any hockey arenas, fitness centres and other municipal facilities in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.

And with flu season fast approaching, the province is urging residents to get a flu shot at the same time as any COVID-19 immunizations.

For more information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine visit www.peelregion.ca.

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