Mississauga, Brampton and Hamilton have higher COVID-19 positivity than Ontario overall

Published July 31, 2021 at 4:34 pm

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Peel Region (Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon) and Hamilton are currently surpassing the province in COVID-19 positivity rates.

Toronto-based research group ICES ranked all 34 public health units in Ontario for the week of July 18 to 24 based on their percent positivity (percentage of positive tests in the area).

Hamilton is listed 4th at 1.96% and Peel is listed 10th at 1.11%.

Ontario overall is listed 13th at 0.94%.

The top 15 public health units are listed above

For all Ontario residents, the percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of July 4 was 1.0%, compared to 1.2% in the previous week. 9,459,198 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario to date.

The full data is available to read here.

Data courtesy of ICES, photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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