Peel Region reporting 117 new cases of COVID-19, 54 in Brampton and 43 in Mississauga

Published August 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

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The Region of Peel is reporting 117 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday (August 19).

Of Thursday’s new cases, 54 are in Brampton, while 43 are in Mississauga, and just 20 are in Caledon.

This brings the total for the Region to 112,928 cases. Of these, 111,513 have recovered, while 504 are still pending, 3,263 have been hospitalized, and 912 have died.

As of Thursday, 59.4 per cent of cases are in Brampton, 36.4 per cent are in Mississauga, and just four per cent are in Caledon.

The Province is reporting 531 new cases on Thursday, as well as 17 new deaths. With 26,213 tests completed, this brings the positivity rate to 2.03 per cent.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 45,545 vaccinations. As of Thursday, 72 per cent of Ontarians have received at least one dose of a vaccine, including 83 per cent of adults, and 76 per cent of adults have been fully immunized. 

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