Georgetown seeing some of the highest COVID-19 percent positivity in the province
Published February 20, 2021 at 1:16 am
Georgetown continues to be among the areas with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario, according to recent data from Toronto-based research group ICES.
ICES listed 50 areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of February 7 to 13.
Georgetown is the only area in Halton of the 50 areas listed, at 6.4%. It is currently the 45th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (28th highest during the previous week).
“For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of February 7 was 2.7% (versus 3.1% the previous week),” ICES reports.
“The percent positivity was relatively lower among persons living in long-term care homes (0.8%), compared to those not living in long-term care (2.8%).”
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