Peel Region reporting 15 new cases of COVID-19, eight in Mississauga and seven in Brampton

Published July 21, 2021 at 5:25 pm

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The Region of Peel is reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday (July 21).

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

This brings the total for the Region to 111,681 cases. Of these, 110,759 have recovered, while 103 are still pending, 3,236 have been hospitalized, and 820 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 135 new cases on Wednesday, as well as four new deaths. With 20,750 tests conducted, this brings the positivity rate down to 0.65 per cent.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 140,491 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 two-thirds of adults have been fully immunized. 

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