Local and Provincial COVID-19 numbers as of Tuesday, October 27

More than 1,000 new cases, which is single-day record

Local COVID-19 numbers as per the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

  • Number of cases reported Tuesday: 19 (1,305 to date)
    -New Tecumseth: 7
    -Innisfil: 5
    -Barrie: 2
    -Bradford: 2
    -Clearview: 2
    -Springwater: 1
  • Number of active cases as of Tuesday: 161
  • Number of recoveries reported Tuesday: 32 (1,089 to date)
  • Number of deaths reported Tuesday: 0 (49 to date)
The approximate ages, locations, and means of contracting COVID, as per the SMDHU
  • Hospitalizations reported Tuesday: 1
  • Number of people currently hospitalized: 5
  • Number of tests run in Simcoe County last week: 124 per 10,000 population
  • Number of tests run in Muskoka District last week: 68 tests per 10,000 population
  • Reproductive number: 1.28
  • Simcoe County Percent Positivity Rate: 1.4 percent
  • Muskoka District Percent Positivity Rate: 0.4 percent

Provincial COVID-19 numbers as per Public Health Ontario

  • Number of cases reported Tuesday: 827 (72,051 to date)
  • Number of recoveries reported Tuesday: 691 (61,530 to date)
  • Number of deaths reported Tuesday: 4 (3,103 to date)
  • Number of patients hospitalized: 312
  • Number of patients currently in ICU: 75 (52 on a ventilator)
  • Number of tests run: 23,945
  • Number of tests in backlog: 22,636
  • Percent positivity: 3.5 percent
  • Provincial hot spots: Toronto (355); Peel Region (169); York Region (89); Ottawa (58)