Nearly 500 COVID-19 cases in Durham

There are now 496 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Durham Region.

The update from the Durham Region Health Department Thursday (April 16) afternoon saw the total jump from 456.

There have been 139 cases in Pickering, 135 in Ajax, 106 in Oshawa, 61 in Whitby, 39 in Clarington, 12 in Uxbridge and five in Scugog. There have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brock Township at this time.

A total of 269 residents are currently in home isolation, with 24 currently hospitalized.

Thirty-seven deaths – including 26 at long-term care and retirement homes – have been attributed to COVID-19.

A total of 166 cases have been resolved.

To access the Durham Region COVID-19 Data Tracker, click HERE.


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