Confirmed Peterborough cases of COVID-19 remain at 53 for second consecutive day

For the second day in a row, Peterborough Public Health reports 53 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its jurisdiction on Tuesday afternoon.

In data released at 4:15 p.m., the health unit said of the 53 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, 24 are now resolved. There has been one COVID-19-related death which occurred on Sunday at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

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Earlier Tuesday, the hospital reported two people remain in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

Outbreaks remain in place at Peterborough Regional Health Centre and two long-term care homes in Peterborough: Riverview Manor and St. Joseph’s at Fleming.

Earlier Tuesday, the province reported 483 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 43 additional deaths, bringing the provincial total to 7,953 cases.

 

 

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