For first time in months, Mississauga and Brampton have fourth highest COVID-19 positivity in Ontario
Published June 26, 2021 at 2:13 am
Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon) currently has the fourth worst COVID-19 positivity in Ontario — finally dropping out of the top 3, where it had stayed for several months.
Toronto-based research group ICES ranked all 34 public health units in Ontario for the week of June 13 to 19 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).
Peel is listed 4th at 2.65%, below Waterloo, Porcupine, and North Bay Parry Sound.
Ontario overall is listed 8th at 1.67%.
Top 15 public health units by COVID-19 percent positivity
For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of June 13 was 1.7%, a drop from 2.4% the previous week.
Ontario has reached 73% overall vaccine coverage among those aged 12 and up, a 2% increase from the previous week.
The full data is available to read here.
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