Active COVID-19 cases under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) continue to decrease as of Wednesday, February 10.

On Wednesday, there were 151 active cases of COVID-19 among residents of the EOHU territory, which was eight fewer cases than on Tuesday.

There were 24 COVID-19 patients from the EOHU’s territory in hospital as of February 10, and no patients were in intensive care.

The number of deaths resulting from COVID-19 across the area served by the EOHU as of Wednesday had increased to 63 from 62 on Tuesday.

All COVID-19 tests are now being done to include the variants of the disease that have appeared.

Changes to restrictions

For most health units, including the EOHU, the provincial stay-at-home order will remain in effect until February 16.  Regions of the province will be gradually returning to the system of coloured COVID-19 zones with varying restrictions.

No official declaration has yet been made of if the EOHU’s territory is a red or orange zone.  Decisions on the designation for each public health region will be announced by the Ontario government each Friday based on statistics obtained each Tuesday.

Vaccination situation

As of Wednesday, February 10, 2,776 people across the EOHU’s territory had been vaccinated against COVID-19.

School cases

As of February 10, there were active cases of COVID-19 connected with the following schools under EOHU jurisdiction:

One student at École secondaire publique Le Sommet in Hawkesbury

One student at École intermédiare catholique—Pavillon Alexandria

Two students at École secondaire catholique Le Relais in Alexandria

Long-term care outbreaks

As of February 10, COVID-19 outbreaks of two or more cases were in effect at the following long-term care, retirement, and group living facilities under EOHU jurisdiction:

Rideau Place in Hawkesbury

Manoir Carillon in Chute-à-Blondeau

Pinecrest Nursing Home in Plantagenet

Foyer St-Viateur Nursing Home in Limoges

Centre d’Acceuil Roger-Séguin in Clarence Creek

Valoris Group Home in Cheney

Lancaster Long-Term Care

Riverview Manor in Cornwall

Cornwall Community Hospital—11600 pod

Glen Stor Dun Lodge in Cornwall

TSIIonKwa NonhSoTe Long-Term Care in Akwesasne

Woodland Villa in Long Sault

Ontario statistics

As of February 10, there were 1,072 new, active cases of COVID-19 across Ontario from February 9.  According to calculations based on statistics from the Ministry of Health, there were 13,270 active cases of COVID-19 across Ontario as of February 10.

There were 948 COVID-19 patients in hospital across Ontario as of February 10.  Out of those patients, 313 were in intensive care, and 226 patients were on ventilators.

There had been 6,596 deaths due to COVID-19 across Ontario as of February 10, which was an increase of 41 deaths from February 9.

COVID-19 cases under EOHU jurisdiction, February 10, 2021.

Map: Eastern Ontario Health Unit.