Six Brampton postal codes reporting over 15% COVID-19 positivity

Published May 21, 2021 at 11:32 pm

Nine areas in Brampton are among those with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario, with six over 15% positivity.

Toronto-based research group ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of May 9 to 15.

Of the top 50 listed, nine are in Brampton (compared to 10 during the previous week):

L6P at 16.60% (area of The Gore and Castlemore)
10th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (5th highest during previous week)

L7A at 16.44% (area of Sandalwood Pkwy W and Chinguacousy)
11th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (12th during previous week)

L6T at 15.91% (area of Highway 407 and Airport Rd)
15th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (30th during previous week)

L6V at 15.55% (area of Williams Pkwy and Kennedy Rd N)
18th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (34th during previous week)

L6Y at 15.33% (area of Chinguacousy and Steeles Ave W)
19th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (17th during previous week)

L6R at 15.27% (area of Sandalwood Pkwy E and Torbram)
20th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (10th highest during previous week)

L6S at 13.93% (area of Williams Pkwy and Bramalea Rd)
35th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (20th during previous week)

L6X at 13.68% (area of Williams Pkwy and James Potter Rd)
39th highest percent positivity area in Ontario (23rd during previous week)

L6W at 13.27% (area of Steeles Ave E and Kennedy Rd S)
43rd highest percent positivity area in Ontario (27th during previous week)

For the same week, Mississauga had five areas listed in the top 50.

The same data for the week indicates that out of all of Ontario’s 34 public health units, Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon) has the second worst COVID-19 percent positivity in the province.

For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of May 9 was 7.2%, a small drop from 7.7% the previous week.

Ontario has reached 54% overall vaccine coverage, up 8% from the previous week.

The full data is available to read here.

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