Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 79

Press Release

October 21st, 2021

Key messages:

  • As of Oct 17, 2021, the 7-day total of new positives was 41, holding steady from the previous week’s total of 43. (The actual number for the 6-day period ending Oct 17, 2021 was 35). The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 5,477.
  • Increases in sub-regions remain small and similar to last week, with Southeast remaining the highest.
  • All other measures (test volume, cumulative positivity, hospitalization and death rates) held steady among First Nations and across Ontario.

Download the full PDF report here: COVID Testing Report #79


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