Peel Public Health report 41 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga and Brampton
Published November 4, 2021 at 3:17 pm
Peel Public Health (PPH) said there are a reported 29 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga, another 12 in Brampton, and no new cases in Caledon on Thursday.
According to PPH, there have been a total of to 118,183 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel.
Of these cases, 116,931 have recovered and 226 are still pending. PPH says a total of 3,495 individuals have been hospitalized in Peel because of COVID-19, and 1,027 people have died.
The province reported a total of 438 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and five new deaths.
PPH said there are four elementary or private schools in Mississauga and three in Brampton with active COVID-19 outbreaks:
- Elite Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
- Sherwood Heights School (Private) – Mississauga
- Kaban Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
- St. Teresa Avila – Mississauga
- Castle Oaks Public School – Brampton183
- St. Jean Brebeuf – Brampton
- Tribune Public School – Brampton
PHP said 88.7 per cent of eligible Peel residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 84.2 per cent have been fully immunized. More than 7,363 individuals have also received a third booster dose.
The Region of Peel now requires anyone over the age of 12 show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a valid medical exemption to enter any hockey arenas, fitness centres and other municipal facilities in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.
The province is expanding eligibility for booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to high-risk individuals starting on Saturday.
Healthcare workers, people over 70 and essential care givers can start booking their COVID-19 booster shots on Nov. 6 at 8:00 a.m. if at least six months have passed since their last dose.
Individuals who received two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine or one dose of the Janssen vaccine are also eligible for the booster starting on Saturday.
Boosters can be booked online through the province’s COVID-19 vaccination portal.
And with flu season fast approaching, the province is urging residents to get a flu shot at the same time as any COVID-19 immunizations.
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