SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 – InQuinte Staff
Ontario is reporting the highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May.
The province recorded nearly 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.
The province reported 435 new cases on Saturday, and 491 on Sunday.
Also Sunday the province reported two new deaths linked to the novel coronavius.
Meanwhile, one new case of the virus was reported in Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington on Sunday bringing the total number of active cases in that region to 12.
The health unit said the new cases is a female, under the age of 20 (not in elementary or secondary school). This case is still under investigation
The KFL&A health unit upgraded the region’s COVID-19 alert status from green to yellow after four new cases, all linked to Queen’s University, were identified Friday.
Of the 129 confirmed cases in KFL&A, 117 have been deemed recovered.
In Northumberland County, there are still six active cases of COVID-19. The Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge Health Unit stated of the 43 confirmed cases, 36 are now resolved. There has been one death linked to the virus.
One new case of the virus was confirmed in Hastings Prince Edward Counties on Thursday. It remains the region’s only active case at this time. There are 53 total confirmed cases in HPE with 47 recoveries and five deaths.