Interactive map shows various new COVID-19 hotspots in Mississauga and Brampton
Published November 13, 2021 at 11:23 am
Peel Region has identified a number of areas with higher COVID-19 rates in Mississauga and Brampton.
The region’s interactive map was updated for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, with some hotspots reporting rates of up to 125.8 per 100,000.
According to Peel, the map shows a crude incidence rate defined as the total number of new cases within a specific time period divided by the total population and multiplied by 100,000.
For the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 104 new cases were reported in Mississauga and 79 were reported in Brampton.
200 cases were reported for the region overall.
For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of Oct. 31 was 1.9%, up 0.3% from the previous week, according to Toronto-based research group ICES.
One-dose vaccine coverage rose to 85% by the end of October, and 82% of residents 12+ are fully vaccinated.
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