Algoma Public Health reported the region's fourth COVID-related death this afternoon.
Yesterday, the health unit reported three new cases in the Elliot Lake area.
Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers from Algoma Public Health, updated at 4:30 p.m. today:
- 98,907 tested
- 199 confirmed
- 5 active case
- 1 currently hospitalized
- 194 resolved
- 4 deceased
According to data on howsmyflattening.ca, a University of Toronto-led website which collects and analyzes data from Ontario's COVID-19 cases, 79 per cent of ICU beds in Algoma Public Health's jurisdiction are currently occupied.
The data also describes the community risk level for COVID-19 in our region as 'very low.'
Total confirmed cases by area of residence:
- 146 in Sault Ste. Marie and area, with evidence of community spread
- 35 in central and east Algoma
- 15 in Elliot Lake and area
- 3 in north Algoma
There are no active cases in non-Algoma residents temporarily in the region.
Comparatively, in Chippewa County, which covers Sault Ste. Marie Mich. and surrounding area, the COVID-19 data as of Tuesday states:
- 1,749 cumulative positives
- 1,667 cumulative recovered
- 26 deaths
- 0 cases currently hospitalized