More COVID-19 hotspots in Mississauga and Brampton as cases rise heavily in both cities

Published December 25, 2021 at 1:31 pm

Peel Region has identified an increased number of areas with higher COVID-19 rates in Mississauga and Brampton for the week of Dec. 12 to 18 as cases rise sharply across the province.

The region’s interactive map shows some areas reporting rates of up to 515.3 per 100,000 (area of QEW/Hurontario to the Credit River and Canadian National Railway in Mississauga).

In Brampton, the area with the highest rate is Chinguacousy/Bovaird to Williams Pkwy/Fletchers Creek, with a rate of 354.2 per 100,000.

According to Peel, the map shows a crude incidence rate defined as the total number of new cases within a specific time period divided by the total population and multiplied by 100,000.

For the week of Dec. 12 to 18, 977 new cases were reported in Mississauga and 745 were reported in Brampton.

1,818 cases were reported for the region overall.

26,343,050 vaccine doses have been administered in Ontario as of Friday, Dec. 24, with 90.6% of Ontarians 12+ having received one dose and 88.0% having received two doses.

2,778,052 of those vaccine doses were administered in Peel, with 82.4% of Peel residents having received one dose and 77.2% having received two doses.

The interactive map is available here.

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