COVID cases still on the rise in Durham with 36 reported, including 14 in Oshawa


Published November 26, 2021 at 2:48 pm

COVID cases in Durham continue to rise with 36 reported yesterday, including 14 in Oshawa.

School outbreaks in the region dropped to 11 Thursday but the case count rose, with 35 children now home self-isolating. Fourteen are from the closed-to-in-class-learning Enniskillen Public School in Clarington but there are also significant student numbers home from Corpus Christi elementary school in Oshawa (6), Chris Hadfield Public School in Whitby (4) and Happy Tots Day Nursery in Oshawa (3).

Whitby reported eight new cases yesterday, with Ajax and Clarington reporting six new cases of the virus each. The active case count is 181 and there remains two people in hospital.

There is still one outbreak at the Bowmanville Creek Retirement Home with one resident isolating and there are now three workplace outbreaks in manufacturing, food & beverage and business.

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