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 Outbreaks at Niagara Health

As of January 21, 2021, 9:45 a.m.  *

The current outbreaks speak to the highly contagious nature of the virus. All of our infection prevention and control measures are in place to minimize the spread of the virus.

Greater Niagara General Site

Unit D: Declared on Thursday, Dec. 24.

Total Patients Tested Positive: 2 / 0 active

Total Deaths: 1

St. Catharines Site

Unit 4A: Declared on Thursday, Dec. 31

Total Staff Tested Positive: 6 / 3 active

Emergency Department: Declared on Thursday, Jan. 7

Total Staff Tested Positive: 18 / 11 active

Unit 2A: Declared on Wednesday, Jan. 13

Total Patients Tested Positive: 9 / 1 active

Total Staff Tested Positive: 6 / 6 active

Welland Site

Sixth Floor Unit: Declared on Wednesday, Jan. 13

Total Patients Tested Positive: 14 / 8 active

Total Staff Tested Positive: 5 / 5 active

Total Deaths: 2
Extended Care Unit: Declared on Thursday, Jan. 21

Total Residents Tested Positive: 1 / 1 active

Outbreaks in long-term care being managed by Niagara Health

Millennium Trail Manor, facility outbreak: Declared on Friday, Dec. 18.

Total Residents Tested Positive: 41 / 2 active

Total Staff Tested Positive: 32 / 3 active

Total Deaths: 13

Oakwood Park Lodge, facility outbreak: Declared on Saturday, Dec. 12.

Total Residents Tested Positive: 117 / 0 active

Total Staff Tested Positive: 128 / 2 active

Total Deaths: 32

COVID-19 Activity at Niagara Health

As of January 21, 2021, 9:45 a.m. *

We are saddened to report the deaths of two patients on Wednesday, Jan. 20. These patients were residents of Niagara and were being treated by Niagara Health for COVID-19. Our deepest condolences go out to the patients’ loved ones at this difficult time.

Status of COVID-19 Activity at Niagara Health Number
Total patients tested 95,168
Total cases tested positive ** 4,412
Total number of patients with COVID-19 admitted to date 472
Current number of admitted patients being treated for COVID-19 74
Deaths *** 114

* 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 January 21, 10:30 a.m.

Status of cases in Ontario Number
Total tests completed 9,011,759
Total number of cases 247,564
Resolved 215,887
Deaths 5,614

 

Please see the MOH website for additional information.

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