Brock down to five active cases of COVID-19

After a week of no new cases reported in the township, active COVID-19 cases in Brock have decreased to five.

Of the active cases, four individuals are in home isolation while one is in hospital, according to the Durham Region Health Department.

In total, as of May 29, 156 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Brock throughout the pandemic. With the latest update from the Health Department, 149 of those have been resolved while two people have reportedly died as a result of the virus.

Across Durham Region, there have been 24,488 cases in total, 709 of which are considered active (668 in home isolation, 41 hospitalized). Sadly, 363 Durham Region residents have died from COVID-19, 219 of whom were residents of long-term care and retirement homes.

With respect to vaccinations, 65.8 per cent of Brock Township residents have received at least one dose, according to the Health Department. Furthermore, the township is leading Durham Region municipalities in percentage of residents fully vaccinated, with 6.6 per cent having recieved both doses.

For more information about COVID-19 cases and vaccinations, visit the Health Department website.

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