Niagara Region sees 25 new COVID-19 cases today, sits at 244 active cases

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Published October 8, 2021 at 1:32 pm

There are 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Niagara Region today and with 20 cases resolved, right now the active cases are sitting at 244.

As well, there are 12 Niagara residents in the hospital right now with four in the ICU and one being younger than 16.


As it has been for all of autumn, the Delta variant is responsible for every Niagara case. Ten per cent of the cases are definitely the strain while the remaining 90 per cent are “likely” to be.

St Catharines continues its three-day stand as the caseload leader with 58 while Niagara Falls has 47. After that, Fort Erie, Welland and Thorold are showing 30, 28 and 24 cases respectively.

The remaining seven municipalities range between Pelham, Niagara-on-the-Lake and West Lincoln, all with three cases up to Grimsby with 15.

At the moment, Niagara Region Health says slightly more than 76 per cent of residents have one shot while a little more than 71 per cent are fully dosed.

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