Region of Peel reporting 292 new COVID-19 cases, 156 in Brampton and 127 in Mississauga

Published May 18, 2021 at 4:52 pm


The Region of Peel is reporting 292 new COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday (May 18).

This brings the total for the Region to 105,404 cases. Of these, 101,247 have recovered, while 3,411 are still pending, 2,895 have been hospitalized, and 747 have died.

Of Tuesday’s new cases, 156 are in Brampton, while 127 are in Mississauga, and just four are in Caledon.

As of Tuesday, 59.8 per cent of cases are in Brampton, 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 24.5 per cent, followed by those in their 30’s—who make up 17.2 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 14 per cent.

The Province is reporting 1,616 new cases on Tuesday, as well as 17 new deaths—this is the lowest single-day increase of cases since late March.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 109,032 vaccinations on Monday (May 17), bringing the total number of vaccinations to 7,286,177, with 442,102 residents having been fully vaccinated.

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