Dozens new COVID-19 cases reported in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, 928 new cases across Ontario


Published December 7, 2021 at 4:49 pm

Peel Public Health reported 46 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon on Tuesday.

Of the new cases, PPH said 25 were in Mississauga, 19 were in Brampton, and two cases were in Caledon.

The province held back on lifting capacity limits at night clubs and other venues on Tuesday as new modeling from Ontario science advisory table showed the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care could rise to between 250 and 400 in January.

With confirmed cases of Omicron variant of the virus now in Ontario, experts say the new variant of COVID-19 could hit “hard and fast.”

There have been 119,769 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel according to PPH. Of those cases 118,316 have recovered and 422 are pending.

The province reported a total of 928 new COVID-19 cases across Ontario and nine deaths.

PPH said 1,033 people in Peel have died of COIVD-19, and the province said 10,036 have died across Ontario.

The Region has a goal to vaccinate 90 per cent of eligible residents against COVID-19.

As of Monday, 89.9 per cent of Peel residents over 12 years old have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 86.3 per cent are fully immunized.

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