Over three-quarters of Monday’s COVID-19 caseload addition was among younger age groups

Six cases of various ages reported by Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

The province is reporting 119 new cases of COVID-19 today, and about three-quarters of those cases are among people under the age of 40.

Public Health Ontario confirmed the caseload addition on Monday, and noted 102 recoveries since Sunday’s update, along with another life lost.

Monday’s caseload addition included 59 people between the ages of 20 and 39, representing 76 percent of the day’s caseload addition. The age group has seen a steady increase in the number of cases.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported six new cases on Monday, four of which were from Bradford-West Gwillimbury. One case each was reported in Clearview and Severn Townships. Ages ranged from 17 and under, up to age 64.

Ottawa continued to see a bit of a spike in cases on Monday, with 28 reported in the day’s run down. There were 20 new cases reported in Toronto as its numbers trend downward. Windsor Essex reported 40 cases on Monday as it continues to be a hot spot, while Peel Region saw some improvement; just four cases were reported in Peel when they usually see double-digit daily additions.

All other health units reporting five or fewer cases.