Province reports 12 new COVID-19 deaths as 43 new cases identified in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon

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Published November 17, 2021 at 3:09 pm

There are 43 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon and a dozen people have died from the virus across Ontario on Wednesday.

Peel Public Health (PPH) said there are a reported 22 new COVID-19 cases in Mississauga, another 20 in Brampton, and one new case in Caledon on Wednesday.

There have been 118,681 cases of COVID-19 across the Region of Peel according to PPH. Of those cases 117,403 have recovered and 249 are pending.

A total of 3,502 people have been hospitalized in Peel because of COVID-19, and 1,031 people have died.

The province reported a total of 512 new COVID-19 cases across Ontario on Monday and 12 new deaths.

PPH said a COVID-19 outbreak St. Jean Brebeuf in Brampton was declared over on Tuesday, while a new outbreak at Brampton’s Mountain Ash Public School was declared the same day

There are currently outbreaks at four elementary or private schools in Mississauga, and two in Brampton, and three in Caledon:

  • EEC Rene-Lamoureux Elementary School – Mississauga
  • Elite Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • Kaban Montessori School (Private) – Mississauga
  • St. Teresa Avila – Mississauga
  • Mountain Ash Public School – Brampton
  • Tribune Public School – Brampton
  • St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School – Caledon
  • Tony Pontes Public School – Caledon
  • St. Nicholas Elementary School – Caledon

PPH reported an increase in vaccinations over the weekend, with 89.3 per cent of eligible Peel residents receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine while 85.3 per cent are fully immunized.

Of those who are full vaccinated, 15,915 people have also received a third booster dose.

Boosters can be booked online through the province’s COVID-19 vaccination portal for healthcare workers, people over 70 and essential care givers 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.

The Region of Peel 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.

For more information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine visit www.peelregion.ca.

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