St. Catharines area reports high COVID-19 positivity for several weeks in a row

Published December 11, 2021 at 4:01 pm

One area of St. Catharines continues to be among those with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario, according to recent data from Toronto-based research group ICES.

ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of Nov. 28 to Dec. 4.

Of the top 50 listed, two are in Niagara Region:

L2W at 13.04% positivity (St. Catharines)
9th highest positivity in Ontario

For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of Nov. 28 was 3.1%, up 0.2% from the previous week, according to ICES.


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