One south Mississauga postal code reports higher than average COVID-19 positivity

Published November 20, 2021 at 12:58 pm

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, according to recent data from Toronto-based research group ICES.

ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of Nov. 7 to 13.

Of the top 50 listed, one is in Mississauga: Postal code L5H at 5.74% positivity.

L5H has the 39th highest positivity in Ontario.

For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of Nov. 7 was 2.3%, up 0.4% from the previous week, according to ICES’s data.

Additionally, Peel Region’s interactive COVID-19 map shows which areas in the city are reporting higher rates than others.

For the week of Nov. 7 to 13, the Region reports 105 new cases in Mississauga and 214 new cases in Peel overall.

The full data is available to read here.

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