Region of Peel reporting just 45 new COVID-19 cases, 25 in Brampton and 20 in Mississauga

Published June 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm


The Region of Peel is reporting 45 new COVID-19 cases as of Friday (June 18).

Of Friday’s new cases, 25 are in Brampton, while 20 are in Mississauga, and zero are in Caledon.

This brings the total for the Region to 110,999 cases. Of these, 109,799 have recovered, while 401 are still pending, 3,166 have been hospitalized, and 799 have died.

As of Friday, 59.6 per cent of cases are in Brampton, 36.2 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 345 new cases on Friday, and just one new death. With more than 26,000 tests conducted, the positivity rate is just 1.29.

Additionally, the Province is reporting another 210,638 vaccinations—the third consecutive day more than 200,000 vaccines have been administered. As of Friday, 65 per cent of Ontarians have received one dose of a vaccine, including 75 per cent of adults, and 20 per cent of adults have been fully immunized.

As per the Province’s reopening framework, Ontario has now exceeded the threshold for entering Step 2.

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