Peel Region reporting 543 new COVID-19 cases, 59.8 per cent in Brampton and 35.8 per cent in Mississauga


Published May 4, 2021 at 5:11 pm


Peel Region is reporting another 543 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday (May 4).

This brings the total for the region to 96,954. Of these, 91,522 have recovered, 2,666 had to be hospitalized, and 712 died.

As of Tuesday, 59.8 per cent of all cases in the Region are in Brampton, while 35.8 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 24.1 per cent, followed by those in their 30’s—who make up 17.1 per cent of cases, those in their 40’s—who make up 14.5 per cent, and those in their 50’s who make up 14.2 per cent.

Ontario is reporting 2,791 new cases and 33,740 tests completed, which brings the positivity rate to 8.27 per cent. This is the first time the Province has seen the single-day increase below 3,000 cases in a month.

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