St. Catharines neighbourhoods reporting high COVID-19 rates

Published October 23, 2021 at 1:07 pm

Two areas in St. Catharines are 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 October 10 to 16.

Of the top 50 listed, two are in St. Catharines:

Postal code L2W at 9.09%
14th highest positivity in Ontario

Postal code L2P at 6.87%
19th highest positivity in Ontario

For all Ontario residents, the overall percent positivity among those tested for COVID-19 during the week of October 10 was 1.7%, down 0.1% from the previous week, according to ICES’s data.

ICES noted that the overall percent positivity continued to decline, while testing has also decreased over the past week.

Highlights

The full data is available to read here.

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