With 44 new COVID-19 cases today, Niagara Region now sits with 220 ongoing

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Published December 3, 2021 at 12:43 pm

The COVID-19 virus isn’t going anywhere just yet and Niagara Region hasn’t even found a case of the Omicron variant yet.

Today (December 3), the region reported 44 new cases and with just seven resolved, that put Niagara up to 220 ongoing cases.

That number is the second-highest over the past month, beaten only by 49 new cases on November 13 and nearly matched by 43 cases on November 7 and 42 cases a month ago on November 3.

While St. Catharines continues to see the highest caseload with 68, Niagara Falls saw a big jump up to 48 ongoing cases. Welland was next with 31 cases.

From there, it drops to Fort Erie, Grimsby and Niagara-on-the-Lake with 16, 13 and 12 cases respectively.

The remaining six municipalities range from a low of one case in Wainfleet up to nine cases in Lincoln.

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