Three Hamilton neighbourhoods reporting higher than average COVID-19 rates
Published September 18, 2021 at 12:55 pm
Three areas in Hamilton are among those with the highest COVID-19 percent positivity rates (percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the area) in Ontario.
Toronto-based research group ICES listed postal code areas in Ontario with the highest percent positivity rates for the week of September 5 to 11.
Of the top 50 listed, three are in Hamilton:
L8W at 8.66%
20th highest positivity in Ontario
L8K at 7.67%
26th highest positivity in Ontario
L8T at 6.94%
41st highest percent positivity in Ontario
The same data for the week indicates that out of all of Ontario’s 34 public health units, Hamilton has the fifth worst COVID-19 positivity in the province.
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