Monday, November 28, 2022
Home Covid-19 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Guelph, active cases at 83

20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Guelph, active cases at 83

Guelph’s public health unit reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Guelph on Wednesday, edging up the total case count to 5,285.

The latest data shows the city has 83 active cases, with seven new recoveries also being reported. Total resolved cases stand at 5,157, while the city’s fatal case count of 45 remains unchanged.

Read more:

Premier Doug Ford defends current approach amid calls for more rapid COVID test access

Eleven new cases have been reported in Wellington County, with its total case count reaching 2,250. Active cases are at 40, with five recoveries confirmed. The death toll in the county remains 38.

Across Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, there are three cases being treated in a hospital, including two in intensive care.

There are 20 confirmed cases among 13 public and Catholic schools in Guelph and Wellington County, including two cases at St. Joseph Catholic School where an outbreak was declared on Monday.

Story continues below advertisement

The University of Guelph says there are two COVID-19 cases connected to the campus.








Calls to release at-home COVID-19 rapid tests widely in Ontario


Calls to release at-home COVID-19 rapid tests widely in Ontario

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has updated its online vaccination reporting portal to reflect eligibility for children aged five to 11.

As a result, 81.3 per cent of eligible residents in the region are considered fully vaccinated, while 85.3 per cent have received one vaccine dose.

In Guelph, 83.2 per cent of eligible residents are fully vaccinated and 87.3 per cent are partially vaccinated. In Wellington County, 80.3 per cent are fully vaccinated and 84.3 per cent have received one dose.

Read more:

May take ‘a couple of years’ for COVID-19 to reach ‘low, endemic rates’ in Ontario, top doctor says

So far this week, 3,300 vaccines have been administered in the region, including about 1,200 first doses, roughly 200 second doses and 1,900 third doses.

Story continues below advertisement

As of Wednesday, 40.3 per cent of eligible students in the Upper Grand District School Board have been fully vaccinated, while 39.8 per cent have had two doses in the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Most Popular

New Kahnawake project aims to protect Mohawk language

Staff at a newspaper in Kahnawá:ke, a First Nations community south of Montreal, are going a bit further with responsibility to their readers and...

Maritimers cheer as Canadian men score first World Cup goal despite loss

Maritimers came out in droves Sunday to watch Canada’s men’s soccer team take on Croatia at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The 2022 tournament marks...

Two Liberal MLAs depart New Brunswick politics

Two Liberal MLAs are leaving provincial politics. Daniel Guitard and Denis Landry are trading in their trips to Fredericton for a spot closer to home,...

Bride-to-be, honours student among 6 killed in Virginia Walmart shooting

A 16-year-old helping his family. A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. A longtime employee. That’s how friends...