Hamilton continues to have second worst COVID-19 positivity in Ontario


Published August 21, 2021 at 4:30 am


Hamilton currently has the second worst COVID-19 positivity in Ontario for another week in a row.

Toronto-based research group ICES ranked all 34 public health units in Ontario for the week of August 8 to 14 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Hamilton is listed second at 5.66%, while Ontario overall is listed ninth at 2.30%.

Top 15 public health units by COVID-19 percent positivity

For the same week, Hamilton has a total of 13 neighbourhoods in Ontario’s top 50 areas with highest COVID-19 positivity.

The full data is available to read here.

Data courtesy of ICES, photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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