Today sees 19 new COVID-19 cases but over 900 kids age 5-11 get their first shot in Niagara Region

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Published November 29, 2021 at 2:38 pm

There were 19 new cases of COVID-19 today in Niagara Region but with only seven cases resolved, the region ballooned up to 2o7 ongoing cases.

However, on the positive side, with the clinics just opening, over 900 children between the ages of five to 11 in Niagara got their first shots over the weekend.

Ten people are currently in Niagara hospital – one of the ICU.

St. Catharines continues to have the heaviest caseload with 77 residents infected followed by Niagara Falls at 26 and Welland at 22 cases.

Fort Erie, not long ago the second highest in the region, currently sits with 19 cases while Niagara-on-the-Lake has 13 and both Lincoln and Pelham have 11 apiece.

The remaining five municipalities range from a low of two cases in both Wainfleet and West Lincoln up to eight cases in Thorold.

 

 

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