No new COVID-19 cases in Caledon, 37 new cases in Mississauga and Brampton

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Published November 23, 2021 at 3:46 pm

Peel Public Health (PPH) said there are 37 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga and Brampton, a drop of 10 cases compared to the previous day.

According to PPH, 23 of Tuesday’s new cases were in Brampton and the remaining 14 were in Mississauga.

There have been 118,954 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel according to PPH. Of those cases 117,628 have recovered and 296 are pending.

The province reported a total of 627 new COVID-19 cases across Ontario on Tuesday.

PPH data shows 1,032 people have died of COVID-19 in Peel, an increase of one fatality since Monday.

The province announced Tuesday that children aged 5 to 11 years old can book COVID-19 vaccinations appointments through the province’s vaccine portal.

Medical officer of health Dr. Lawrence Loh told insauga.com that pediatric COIVD-19 vaccines will arrive in Peel “by mid-week,” and PPH has opened booking slots for Friday.

Loh said the five to 11 age group represents “the last remaining large susceptible high-contact population in our community.”

PPH says 89.5 per cent of eligible Peel residents have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine while 85.6 per cent are fully immunized.

There have been more than 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Peel, with at least 15,128 doses given out in just the last week alone.

For more information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine visit www.peelregion.ca.

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