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COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault today

Two cases reported last night
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Algoma Public Health has not reported any new cases of COVID-19 today.

However, two new cases were reported last night.

Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers from Algoma Public Health, updated at 11:38 a.m. today:

  • 108,906 tested
  • 219 confirmed 
  • 21 (3) active case
  • 1 currently hospitalized
  • 198 resolved
  • 4 deceased

According, a University of Toronto-led website which collects and analyzes data from Ontario's COVID-19 cases, 56 per cent of ICU beds in Algoma Public Health's jurisdiction are currently occupied. The data states that one COVID patient is in the ICU within our district.

The data also describes the community risk level for COVID-19 in our region as 'low.'

Total confirmed cases by area of residence: 

  • 154 in Sault Ste. Marie and area, with evidence of community spread
  • 46 in central and east Algoma
  • 16 in Elliot Lake and area
  • 3 in north Algoma

There are currently three active cases in non-Algoma residents temporarily in the region.

Algoma Public Health is in Phase 1 of Ontario's 3 Phase Vaccine Distribution Program. As of yesterday at 9:30 a.m.:

  • 12,593 total doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered
  • 11,533 people have received their first dose (11.9 per cent of people)
  • 1,060 people are fully vaccinated (1 per cent of people)

Comparatively, in Chippewa County, which covers Sault Ste. Marie Mich. and surrounding area, the COVID-19 data as of Tuesday states:

  • 1,806 cumulative positives
  • 1,699 cumulative recovered
  • 28 deaths
  • 0 cases currently hospitalized