Hamilton has the fifth worst COVID-19 positivity in Ontario

Published September 18, 2021 at 7:59 pm

One of the City of Hamilton's two COVID-19 testing and assessment centres is located at 690 Main St. W. (file photo)

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 5 to 11 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Hamilton is listed fifth at 4.80%, while Ontario overall is listed 10th at 3.43%.

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 5 was 3.4%, unchanged 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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