One area in Mississauga still has a high COVID-19 positivity rate

Published August 21, 2021 at 2:23 am

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One area in Mississauga is among those with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario.

Toronto-based research group ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of August 8 to 14.

Of the top 50 listed, one is in Mississauga: Postal code L4Y (area of Tomken and Dundas St E), which is reporting 5.29% positivity.

The same data for the week indicates that out of all of Ontario’s 34 public health units, Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon) has the fifth worst COVID-19 percent positivity in the province, higher than Ontario overall.

The full data is available to read here.

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