Local and Provincial COVID-19 numbers as of Monday, April 12

Province updates its numbers daily except holidays, the SMDHU does so Monday to Friday

Your main takeaway today:
Hospitalizations and ICD admissions continue to climb

Provincial COVID-19 numbers as per Public Health Ontario, updated daily by 11 a.m.

  • New cases reported Monday: 4,401 (391,009 to date)
  • New recoveries reported Monday: 2,445 (348,684 to date)
  • New deaths reported Monday: 15 (7,567 to date)
  • Number of patients hospitalized as of Monday: 1,646
  • Number of patients in ICU as of Monday: 619 (395 on a ventilator)
  • Vaccine doses administered by Sunday at 8 p.m.: 74,722 (3,214,465 total doses administered, 333,419 people fully vaccinated)
  • Number of new tests processed by Sunday: 47,929
  • Percent positivity: 9.5 per cent

Local COVID-19 numbers as per the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, updated Monday to Friday by 3 p.m.

  • Number of new cases reported Friday: 100 (8,418 to date)
  • Number of variant-of-concern* (VOC) cases reported Friday: 92 (There are 1,245 cases to date that have tested positive for a VOC, there are 405 tests that have screened positive and awaiting confirmatory testing)
  • Number of active COVID-19 cases as of Friday: 771
  • Number of active and screened VOC cases: 379
  • Number of new recoveries Friday: 39 (7,331 to date)
  • Number of deaths reported Friday: 1 (208 to date)
  • Number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19: 38
  • Number of vaccines administered by Thursday at 8 p.m.: 2,027 (116,464 to date)

*Variants of concern are derived from prior positive COVID-19 tests; the health unit rescreens prior positive test samples for a VOC, thus VOCs are not on top of new COVID-19 cases but a subset of them.

  • Tests run in Simcoe County last week: 222 per 100,000 people
  • Tests run in Muskoka District last week: 98 per 100,000 people
  • Percent positivity^: 4.8 percent

^Percent positivity is the percentage of positive tests among all tests run, and the goal is to get that number below 1.0 percent.