Status of Cases in Hamilton

COVID-19 cases in Ontario schools

Number of active cases - 155
Number of total cases* - 1,525
Change from previous posting - +19
Number of deaths – 47 (3%)
Number of cases resolved – 1,321 (87%)
Number of cases ever hospitalized - 160 (11%)

*Total cases include both confirmed and probable cases.

Report Date: October 19, 2020. Numbers include cases reported to Hamilton Public Health as of 3 pm the previous day.
Subject to change. Changes in daily cases reported should be interpreted with caution.

Assessment and Testing Centres:

  • 98,147 visits at Assessment Centres*
  • 97,372 COVID-19 tests completed at Assessment Centres*
  • 21,651 COVID-19 tests completed at other facilities**

Subject to change, please interpret with caution.
*since opening on March 16, 2020 & April 17, 2020.
**since April 13, 2020. Other facilities include: long-term care homes, retirement homes, and other congregate settings.

 

Outbreaks occurring

  • 4 current institution outbreaksa
  • 2 current community outbreaksb
  • 2 current workplace outbreaksc
  • 2 current school outbreaksd

 

Current COVID-19 Outbreaks with Laboratory Confirmed Case Counts, City of Hamilton

Facility Name Date Outbreak Declared Date Outbreak Over Total Cases* Total Resident/Patient /Patron Cases* Total Staff Cases*
SPINCOb October 5, 2020   49 47 2
Salvation Army Lawson Ministries Assisted Livingb October 9, 2020 October 9, 2020 1 0 1
Dundurn Place Care Centre - 4th Floora October 11, 2020   2 1 1
Sacred Heart of Jesus Elementary Schoold October 13, 2020   2 0 2
Kushies Babyc October 13, 2020   3 0 3
Shannen Koostachin Elementary Schoold October 13, 2020   2 0 2
Radius Restaurantc October 14, 2020   3 0 3
Macassa Lodgea October 17, 2020   1 0 1
I.H. Mission Servicesb October 17, 2020   1 0 1
Parkview Nursing Centrea October 18, 2020   1 0 1
Cardinal Retirement Residencea October 18, 2020   1 0 1

*Lab-confirmed outbreak-related cases. Cumulative counts reported for each active outbreak. Outbreaks may include out-of-jurisdiction cases not included in overall Hamilton case counts.

There are a total of 63 long-term care and retirement homes in the City of Hamilton.

Number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19:

Interpretation: The age group 20 to 29 has the highest number of COVID-19 cases 
Note: Subject to change. The denominator used for age distribution calculation are total number of positive COVID-19 cases (n=1,525) and total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the last 10 days by report date (n=232). 
Data Source: Public Health Case and Contact Management (CCM) Solution.  Prepared by: City of Hamilton Public Health Services.  Date Extracted: Oct 19, 2020

 

Exposure information for COVID-19 positive cases:

  • 324 (21%) are outbreak associated
  • 105 (7%) with direct travel history
  • 632 (41%) with close contact
  • 447 (29%) community acquired
  • 17 (1%) under investigation

Exposure information for confirmed local COVID-19 cases in the last 10 days by report date:

  • 43 (19%) are outbreak associated
  •  4 (2%) with direct travel history
  • 113 (49%) with close contact
  • 60 (26%) community acquired
  • 12 (5%) under investigation

 

Interpretation: Local COVID-19 cases continue to increase with a current total of 1,506 confirmed or probable cases.
Note: Subject to change due to timing of data entry, results of case investigation, quality verification activities (e.g. removal dupilcate records, identified incomplete information), and changes in identified cases status (e.g. false positives). Confirmed and probable cases are graphed based on the date they were reported to City of Hamilton Public Health Services.
Data Source: Public Health Case and Contact Management (CCM) Solution. Prepared by: City of Hamilton Public Health Services. Date Extracted: October 19, 2020

Interpretation: 19 local case(s) of COVID-19 were reported on October 17, 2020.
Note: Subject to change due to timing of data entry, results of case investigation, quality verification activities (e.g. removal duplicate records, identified incomplete information), and changes in identified cases status (e.g. false positives). Confirmed and probable cases are graphed based on the date they were reported to City of Hamilton Public Health Services. 
Data Source: Ministry Case and Contact Management System (CCM).Prepared by: City of Hamilton Public Health Services. Date Extracted: October 19, 2020

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