More than 100 new COVID-19 cases numbers in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon


Published December 10, 2021 at 3:33 pm

Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton (not pictured) will soon begin human trials of two inhaled aerosol next generation COVID-19 vaccine boosters. — Stock photo

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Ontario today is more than 1,400, and 105 of those cases are in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.

On Friday, Peel Public Health said there were 50 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mississauga, 42 in Brampton, and another 13 cases in Caledon.

Friday’s numbers are the highest single-day total since May, and bring the seven-day rolling average of new infections up to 1,115 from 866.

There have been 120,031 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel according to PPH. Of those cases 118,497 have recovered and 503 are pending.

The province reported a total of 1,453 new COVID-19 cases across Ontario and 11 deaths on Friday.

PPH said 1,033 people in Peel have died of COIVD-19, and the province said 10,065 have died across Ontario.

PPH is hosting vaccine clinics for kids with special needs on Saturday and Sunday, which are tailored to support children with medically complex conditions, developmental disabilities, behavioural conditions, anxiety, and other special needs.

PPH said clinics for kids between the ages of 5 to 11 years old offer a safe, comfortable and child-focused space for children and families who require additional support.

Appointments can be booked online through the PPH vaccine portal.

The Region is inching closer to its goal of vaccinating 90 per cent of eligible residents against COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, 89.9 per cent of Peel residents over 12 years old have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 86.4 per cent are fully immunized.

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