Another 55 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, nine more deaths across the province

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Published November 10, 2021 at 4:43 pm

Peel Public Health (PPH) said there were 27 new cases in Mississauga, another 22 in Brampton, and 6 cases in Caledon and surrounding area on Wednesday.

According to PPH, there have been 118,418 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel.

A total of 3,499 individuals have been hospitalized in Peel because of COVID-19, and 1,029 people have died.

The province reported a total of 454 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday  and nine new deaths.

PHP said 89 per cent of eligible Peel residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 84.8 per cent have been fully immunized.

More than 10,700 individuals have also received a third booster dose.

Boosters can be booked online through the province’s COVID-19 vaccination portal for healthcare workers, people over 70 and essential care givers if at least six months have passed since their last dose.

Individuals who received two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine or one dose of the Janssen vaccine are also eligible for the booster.

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.

An outbreak of COVID-19 at Sherwood Heights School in Mississauga was declared over on Tuesday.

But PPH said there are still three elementary or private schools in Mississauga, two in Brampton and one in Caledon with active COVID-19 outbreaks as of Wednesday:

  • Elite Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • Kaban Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • St. Teresa Avila – Mississauga
  • St. Jean Brebeuf – Brampton
  • Tribune Public School – Brampton
  • St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School – Caledon

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.

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

 

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