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One new COVID case confirmed in Bradford today

A case reported in Barrie last week has been moved to Bradford
2020-07-28 SMDHU offices 2
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit offices are located on Sperling Drive in north-end Barrie. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

The region's health unit has confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Simcoe County and Muskoka today. 

There are eight new cases in Simcoe County. 

Two of today's cases are Wasaga Beach residents – one male between 65 and 79 years old, and one female between 45 and 64 years old. The transmission source for both cases is under investigation. There have been three new cases in Wasaga Beach reported since Saturday.

A Collingwood case reported last week has been removed from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit list of cases and transferred to a different health unit. 

There are also two new cases in Barrie. Both are men, and one is  between 18 and 34 years old and one is between 35 and 44 years old. The transmission source is listed as under investigation.

A Bradford West Gwillimbury woman between 18 and 34 years old is also among the new cases reported in Simcoe County today. Hers is a close contact transmission case. The health unit has also transferred one previously reported case from Barrie to Bradford after closer investigation.

The remaining three Simcoe cases include a Penetanguishene man between 18 and 34 years old, a New Tecumseth man between 35 and 44 years old, and an Adjala-Tosorontio man between 18 and 34 years old. The transmission source for all three cases is under investigation.

There are two new cases in Muskoka, including a Muskoka Lakes man between 18 and 34 years old (close contact) and a Huntsville man between 18 and 34 years old (under investigation). 

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported a total of 825 cases of COVID-19, with 778 of those in Simcoe County. There are now 702 cases listed as recovered. There is one person from Barrie hospitalized in Simcoe County with COVID-19. Thirty-eight people have died.

The health unit indicates there are 77 unrecovered cases in Simcoe County.

Case breakdown by municipality for Simcoe County as of Sept. 22

Municipality Total cases** Recoveries Deaths In Hospital Last case reported Incidence rate*
Barrie 289 228 14 1 Sept. 22 193.6
Bradford W-G 150 128 12   Sept. 22 349.1
New Tecumseth 96 88 2   Sept. 22 231.7
Innisfil 57 55     Sept. 14 139.9
Orillia 23 17 2   Sept. 21 68.7
Collingwood 17 17     Aug. 20 70.9
Wasaga Beach 23 18 1   Sept. 22 100
Clearview 9 8 1   July 27 60.9
Springwater 16 14 1   Sept. 9 76.2
Midland 12 12     July 24 66.9
Oro-Medonte 10 7 2   Sept. 17 38.6
Adjala-Tosorontio 9 9     June 16 77.2
Essa 20 19 1   Aug. 17 83.6
Ramara 13 13     Sept. 8 125.2
Tiny 7 7     Aug. 28 not released
Tay 9 9     July 23 81.3
Penetanguishene 9 8 1   Aug. 19 92.9
Severn 7 7     July 27 not released

*Incidence rate is number of cases per 100,000 people in the local population.

**Total cases includes the number of cases currently recovering at home as well as any that have recovered, died, or are in hospital.




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