Three Mississauga neighbourhoods have some of Ontario’s highest COVID-19 positivity
Published January 22, 2022 at 2:15 pm
Three Mississauga neighbourhoods are in the province’s top 50 for highest COVID-19 positivity this week.
Toronto-based research group ICES listed the top 50 postal codes in Ontario with high COVID-19 positivity for the week of Jan. 9 to 15.
Three are in Mississauga:
L4T at 40.89%
8th highest positivity in Ontario
According to ICES, Ontario’s overall positivity for the week of Jan. 9 to 15 has fallen to 22.0%, with 480 postal codes reporting positivity of 10% or higher (down 20 from last week).
ICES also says case counts reported since December 31, 2021 represent an underestimate of the true number of individuals with COVID-19, due to changes in eligibility for SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing.
Peel Region has also updated its interactive map, showing a high number of new hotspots in Mississauga.
According to Peel, the map shows a crude incidence rate defined as the total number of new cases within a specific time period divided by the total population and multiplied by 100,000.
For the week of Jan. 9 to 15, 2,453 new cases were reported in Mississauga, and 5,461 were reported for Peel overall.
Peel’s interactive map is available here.