Niagara Health understands the overwhelming  concern with COVID-19 and its impact on the Niagara region and in response continues to make updates to the daily case update report.


Niagara Health reminds the community of the seriousness of this pandemic and encourages everyone to follow the directions of regional, provincial and federal healthcare experts. You can help limit the spread of COVID-19 by:

  • Wearing a mask.
  • Practicing physical distancing.
  • Cleaning your hands often.
  • Staying home if you’re sick.
  • Keeping within your small social bubbles.
  • Getting tested when appropriate.

COVID-19 Activity at Niagara Health

As of April 18, 2021, 10 a.m. *

Status of COVID-19 Activity at Niagara Health Number
Total patients tested 126,483
Total cases tested positive ** 8,256
Total number of patients with COVID-19 admitted to date 685
Current number of admitted patients being treated for COVID-19 66
Current number of patients with COVID-19 in ICU 14
Current ICU capacity 79%
Deaths *** 173

* Results may differ from Niagara Region Public Health or the Ontario Ministry of Health due to timing of collection of the data.
**Confirmed cases only.
***Niagara Health continues to report the deaths of patients who tested positive for COVID-19, however this does not mean COVID-19 was the cause of death.

Ontario Ministry of Health

Numbers updated on April 18, 2021, 10 a.m.

Status of cases in Ontario Number
Total tests completed 13,420,075
Total number of cases 416,995
Resolved 367,691
Deaths 7,716


Please see the MOH website for additional information.



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