Twenty-five new COVID-19 cases in Durham, including seven in Clarington


Published September 29, 2021 at 4:38 pm

There were 25 new COVID-19 cases reported in Durham Region Tuesday, including seven from Clarington.

Three people remain in hospital with one in ICU. There are 165 active cases, which is the same as yesterday.

Pickering and Oshawa each recorded six new cases.

Outbreaks at long-term care homes in Oshawa – which claimed eight lives in the past month – are now officially over but there remain 10 outbreaks in Durham schools and two workplace outbreaks.

Monseigneur Leo Clearly Catholic School in Courtice remains closed to in-school learning after a widespread outbreak.

The vaccination rate in Durham is slowly climbing, with 79.3 per cent of the 12-plus population now fully vaccinated.

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