As of 2:45 p.m., Algoma Public Health hasn't reported any news cases of COVID-19.
However, four new cases were reported last night.
Here are the latest COVID-19 numbers from Algoma Public Health, updated last night at 2:45 p.m.:
- 137,272 tested
- 358 confirmed
- 24 active cases
- 2 (2)* currently hospitalized
- 334 resolved
- 4 deceased
- 74 cases screened positive for variants of concern
According to data on howsmyflattening.ca, a University of Toronto-led website which collects and analyzes data from Ontario's COVID-19 cases, 52 per cent of ICU beds in Algoma Public Health's jurisdiction are currently occupied, three of which are COVID patients.
The data also describes the community risk level for COVID-19 in our region as 'low.'
Total confirmed cases by area of residence:
- 280 in Sault Ste. Marie and area
- 50 in central and east Algoma
- 24 in Elliot Lake and area
- 4 in north Algoma
Comparatively, in Chippewa County, which covers Sault Ste. Marie Mich. and surrounding area, the COVID-19 data as of Tuesday states:
- 2,440 cumulative positives
- 2,186 cumulative recovered
- 33 deaths
- 3 cases currently hospitalized
Algoma Public Health is continuing in phase one and is expanding into phase two of of Ontario's 3 Phase Vaccine Distribution Program. As of today at 11:55 a.m.:
- 45,309 total doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered (41,150 Algoma residents, which is 42.5 per cent of eligible residents 16+ or 36 per cent of all residents)
- 36,991 people have received their first dose (This number represents 38.2 per cent of eligible residents 16+, and 32.3 per cent of all residents)
- 4,159 Algoma residents have been fully immunized with first and second doses (This number represents 4.3 per cent of eligible residents 16+, and 3.6 per cent of all residents)