Mississauga and Brampton have sixth highest COVID-19 positivity, far surpassing Ontario overall

Published October 23, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon) currently has the sixth 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 October 10 to 16. based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Peel is listed sixth at 2.45%, while Ontario overall is listed 14th at 1.68%.

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 October 10 was 1.7%, down 0.1% from the previous week, according to ICES’s data.

ICES noted that the overall percent positivity continued to decline, while testing has also decreased over the past week.


The full data is available to read here.

Data courtesy of ICES, photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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