As of Monday, December 7, there were 35 more active cases of COVID-19 under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) than there were on Friday, December 4.  The total active case count as of Monday was 213.  It had been 178 on Friday.  The greatest number of active cases as of Monday were in Cornwall where 65 city residents had tested positive for COVID-19.

There have been 978 cumulative cases under EOHU jurisdiction since the pandemic began and 31 deaths.  As of Monday, six COVID-19 patients under EOHU jurisdiction were in hospital but none were in intensive care.

School cases

As of December 7, there were COVID-19 cases at the following schools under EOHU jurisdiction.  Two or more cases in a school is an official outbreak, unless otherwise stated.

One student at Laggan Public School

One student at École secondaire publique le Sommet in Hawkesbury

Five staff members at École élémentaire catholique St-Isidore

Six students and one staff member at École élémentaire catholique de Casselman Pavillon Sainte Euphémie

One student at École secondaire catholique de Casselman

One student at Tagwi Intermediate School in North Stormont

One student at École élémentaire catholique Saint-Trinité in Clarence-Rockland

One student at École élémentaire catholique Embrun Pavillon St-Jean/Pavillon La Croisée

Two students at Bishop Macdonell Catholic School in Cornwall

One student at North Dundas Intermediate School in Winchester

Long-term care outbreaks

As of November 7, COVID-19 outbreaks were in effect at the Prescott and Russell Residence in Hawkesbury, St. Joseph’s Continuing Care (Quinn House) in Cornwall, Royal Manor Rest Home in Cornwall, and Parisien Manor in Cornwall.

Ontario situation

As of December 6, there were 16,034 active cases of COVID-19 across Ontario, according to the Ministry of Health.  There were 1,925, or 1.5 per cent more active cases on December 6 than on December 5.

The Ministry reported that 104,402 or 84.7 per cent of cumulative cases were resolved as of Sunday.  Resolved cases do not include deaths.

There were 725 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Ontario as of December 6.  Out of those 725 patients, 213 were in intensive care, and 121 patients were on ventilators.

There had been 3,798 deaths due to COVID-19 across Ontario as of December 6, comprising 2.9 per cent of all cumulative cases.

Active COVID-19 cases under EOHU jurisdiction, Monday, December 7, 2020

Map: Eastern Ontario Health Unit.