Niagara Region sees 43 new COVID-19 cases, pushing active ones up to 278
Published September 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Niagara Region Public Health announced there were 43 new COVID-19 cases today (September 10), pushing the active cases up to 278 – the highest it’s been in months.
The Delta variant continues to be the leading cause with 99 per cent of all ongoing cases. Alpha, the original COVID-19 strain, accounts for less than one per cent.
Niagara Falls continues to lead the 12 municipalities with 85 active cases while St Catharines has 67.
All but three municipalities have double-digit case counts with Thorold at 29, Welland at 19 and Grimsby at 17. Following those are Port Colborne, Fort Erie, Pelham and Niagara-on-the-Lake with 13, 12, 11 and 10 respectively.
Wainfleet remains the only municipality with zero cases.