Peel Public Health reporting 36 new cases of COVID-19, 20 in Mississauga and 16 in Brampton

Published July 28, 2021 at 5:54 pm

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The Region of Peel is reporting 36 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday (July 28).

Of Wednesday’s new cases, 20 are in Mississauga, while 16 are in Brampton, and zero are in Caledon.

This brings the total for the Region to 111,841 cases. Of these, 110,870 have recovered, while 145 are still pending, 3,243 have been hospitalized, and 827 have died.

As of Wednesday, 59.6 per cent of cases are in Brampton, 36.3 per cent are in Mississauga, and just four per cent are in Caledon.

The median age for cases in Peel is 36, and residents in their 20’s continue to make up most of the cases at 24.6 per cent, followed by those in their 30’s–who make up 17.3 per cent of cases, those in their 40’s–who make up 14.4 per cent, and those in their 50’s–who make up 13.8 per cent.

The Province is reporting 158 new cases on Wednesday, as well as four new deaths. With 20,527 tests conducted, this brings the positivity rate down to 0.77 per cent.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 94,116 vaccinations. As of Wednesday, 70 per cent of all Ontarians have received at least one dose of a vaccine, including 81 per cent of adults, and nearly 70 per cent of adults have been fully immunized. 

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