Region of Peel reporting 25 new cases of COVID-19, 16 in Brampton and seven in Mississauga

Published July 8, 2021 at 6:36 pm


The Region of Peel is reporting 25 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday (July 8).

Of Thursday’s new cases, 16 are in Brampton, while seven are in Mississauga, and just two are in Caledon.

This brings the total for the Region to 111,483 cases. Of these, 110,524 have recovered, while 144 are still pending, 3,225 have been hospitalized, and 816 have died.

As of Thursday, 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 210 new cases on Thursday, as well as four new deaths. With 25,857 tests conducted, this drops the positivity rate to under one per cent—0.81 per cent.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 268,884 vaccinations. As of Thursday, nearly 70 per cent of all Ontarians have received at least one dose of a vaccine, including nearly 80 per cent of adults, and more than half of all adults—51 per cent—have been fully immunized.

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