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.

The full data is available to read here.

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