Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon all contributing to rise in COVID cases


Published March 18, 2021 at 7:05 pm


New daily numbers of COVID-19 for Peel Region show that cases are again on the rise in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon following a province-wide trend.

Today there are 294 cases in Peel, an amount last seen in late January.

Broken down further, Brampton has 160 new cases, Mississauga 124 and Caledon with 10.

Across Ontario today there are 1,553 new cases and 15 people have died because of the virus.

The provincial government also indicates 11 percent of all active cases are students in Ontario schools. This follows the news from yesterday that Peel is currently dealing with over 300 cases of COVID-19 at schools and that 206 classrooms have been closed as a result.

Other numbers today from nearby communities include Toronto with 404 new cases, York Region 176 cases, Hamilton 80 cases and Halton Region with 38.

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