Hamilton has fifth highest COVID-19 positivity out of all Ontario health units

Published October 2, 2021 at 3:10 pm

The city of Hamilton currently has the fifth worst COVID-19 positivity in Ontario, higher than the province overall.

Toronto-based research group ICES ranked all 34 public health units in Ontario for the week of September 19 to 25 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Hamilton is listed fifth at 3.11%, while Ontario overall is listed 13th at 2.07%.

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 September 19 was 2.1%, down 0.5% from the previous week.


The full data is available to read here.

Data courtesy of ICES, photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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