The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has reported 13 new COVID-19 cases today.
Included in the new cases reported on Wednesday, Oct. 13 are 12 unvaccinated individuals and one fully vaccinated person.
The new cases reported in the region today are as follows:
- Bradford (3): Two youth under 18 years old, and one person between 35 and 44 years old. One case is outbreak-related, and one is linked to travel. The third case is still under investigation.
- Innisfil (3): One youth under 18 years old, and two people between 18 and 34 years old. One case is listed as community-acquired (no known link), and the other two cases are still under investigation.
- Barrie (4): One youth under 18 years old, one person between 35 and 44 years old, and two people between 45 and 64 years old. One case is linked to close contact transmission and the other three cases are still under investigation.
- Springwater (1): One person between 18 and 34 years old whose case is listed as community-acquired (no known link).
- New Tecumseth (2): One person between 18 and 34 years old and one person between 35 and 44 years old. Both cases are listed as community-acquired (no known link).
There are currently 153 active cases in the region.
Ten people from Simcoe County are hospitalized with COVID-19.
Since the start of the pandemic, the local health unit has confirmed 13,709 cases of COVID-19 with 13,294 of those cases recovered and 262 cases ending in death.
According to the health unit, 71 per cent of the population living in Simcoe-Muskoka (including children) have received both doses of vaccine and 75.4 per cent have had at least one dose of a vaccine.
For more on the vaccination status of Simcoe-Muskoka cases and hospitalizations, click here.
Anyone born in 2009 or earlier living in Simcoe-Muskoka region can book their first or second dose of vaccine online via Ontario vaccine booking system. More appointments are added regularly for clinics throughout the region.
There are three active outbreaks in schools in Simcoe County.
Orchard Park Elementary School in Orillia has been in outbreak since Oct. 5, and there are nine cases associated with. the outbreak.
St. Marie of the Incarnation elementary school in Bradford has been in outbreak since Oct. 1, and there are 20 cases associated with the outbreak.
W.C. Little Elementary School in Barrie has been in outbreak since Sept. 28 and there are four cases linked to the school.
Breakdown by municipality
The health unit does sometimes remove a case or move them based on further investigation of location data. The chart below reflects updated totals for each municipality as reported by the health unit on Oct. 13.
|Municipality||Total cases**||Recoveries||Deaths||In Hospital||Last case reported||Cumulative incidence rate*||% of 12+ pop. with two doses of vaccine|
|Bradford W-G||2,242||2,175||38||1||Oct. 12||5,136||78.3%|
|New Tecumseth||1,653||1,622||18||Oct. 12||3,904||77.4%|
|Wasaga Beach||309||302||5||1||Oct. 7||1,303||82.4%|
~Fully-vaccinated means an individual whose second dose was 14 or more days before the onset of COVID-19 symptoms.
*Cumulative incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 people reported to date
**Total cases include the number of cases currently recovering at home as well as any that have recovered, died, or are in hospital