A Mississauga neighbourhood is among those with the highest COVID-19 rates in Ontario

Published October 9, 2021 at 2:29 pm

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A neighbourhood in Mississauga is among those with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario.

Toronto-based research group ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of September 26 to October 2.

Of the top 50 listed, one is in Mississauga: Postal code L5K, reporting 5.88% positivity.

L5K is the area with the 19th highest COVID-19 positivity in Ontario.

l5k covid-19 cases

For the week of September 26 to October 2, Peel as a public health unit has the 7th highest COVID-19 positivity in Ontario with a 2.55% COVID-19 percentage positive rate, higher than the province overall which is 1.93%.

 

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