Peel Region reporting 17 new COVID-19 cases, nine in Brampton and eight in Mississauga

Published July 16, 2021 at 5:02 pm

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The Region of Peel is reporting 17 new COVID-19 cases as of Friday (July 16).

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

This brings the total for the Region to 111,610 cases. Of these, 110,682 have recovered, while 110 are still pending, 3,234 have been hospitalized, and 819 have died.

As of Friday, 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 159 new cases on Friday, as well as 10 new deaths. With 28,126 tests conducted, the positivity rate is still below one per cent—0.57 per cent.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 168,616 vaccinations. As of Friday, nearly 70 per cent of all Ontarians have received at least one dose of a vaccine, including 80 per cent of adults, and nearly 60 per cent of adults have been fully immunized.

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