Just 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region on Tuesday

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For conscionable the 2nd clip this year, Waterloo Public Health has reported little than 20 caller cases successful the region.

On Tuesday, it announced 12 caller affirmative tests for the coronavirus, matching the fig of quality COVID cases the bureau reported connected July 6. There person present been 18,211 cases successful the area.

Tuesday’s fig brings the seven-day rolling mean fig of caller regular cases successful the country down to 21.9.

Last Tuesday, the mean came successful astatine 36.6 portion a period agone the numbers was 58.1

A caller COVID-19-related decease was besides reported connected Tuesday by Waterloo Public Health, raising the decease toll successful the portion to 281, including 16 successful July.

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“Today we are reporting 1 decease successful our assemblage related to COVID-19. The idiosyncratic was a antheral successful his 50s,” Medical Officer of Health Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang stated.“I privation to explicit my heavy sympathy to the household and loved ones of the individual.”

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Another 38 radical person besides been cleared of the virus, lifting the full fig of resolved cases successful the country to 17,756.

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This leaves the country with conscionable 164 progressive COVID-19 cases, much than 100 little than the 279 reported past Tuesday.

The fig of COVID-19 patients successful section hospitals dropped backmost down to 23 portion 13 of those radical are presently successful request of intensive care. Those were the aforesaid numbers reported 2 days agone but had risen to 27 and 16 connected Monday.

The ICU astatine Grand River Hospital is location to 1 of 3 caller COVID-19 outbreaks successful the area, with the others occurring successful the trades.

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There are present 12 successful the country arsenic 1 was besides declared implicit successful a congregate setting.

On the flip broadside of things, the region’s COVID-19 vaccine organisation task unit reports that determination person present been 708,992 vaccinations successful the area, 5,193 much than it reported connected Monday.

The bureau says that 303,118 radical person present been afloat vaccinated, 5,193 much radical than reported the time before.

This means 51.47 per cent of the area’s colonisation has present been vaccinated portion 69.49 per cent of residents person received astatine slightest 1 jab.

The Ontario authorities is reporting 127 caller cases of COVID-19 as much than 132,000 doses person been administered crossed the province.

Tuesday’s lawsuit number is little than Monday’s, which saw 177 caller infections reported.

The state noted 2 much radical died connected Monday, bringing the full fig of radical dormant to 9,296.

*With files from Global News’ Nick Westoll

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