Mississauga and Brampton have one of the highest COVID-19 positivity in Ontario

Published August 21, 2021 at 3:17 am

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Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon) 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 August 8 to 14 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Peel is listed fifth at 2.86%, while Ontario overall is listed ninth at 2.30%.

Top 15 public health units by COVID-19 percent positivity

As of Friday, August 20, Peel Region is reporting a total of 113,020 COVID-19 cases and 920 deaths. A total of 2,269,482 vaccine doses have been administered in Peel, with 63% of Peel residents now fully vaccinated.

The full data is available to read here.

Data courtesy of ICES, photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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