Another four Niagara residents have died after contracting COVID-19, NRPH reported on Friday, as 55 new cases of the virus were confirmed locally

The Trillium Wing at Niagara Falls Hospital has also been added to the list of active health outbreaks in the area

There are currently 442 active cases of COVID-19 in Niagara, of which 46 will be hospitalized, according to Niagara Health

According to Dr Mustafa Hirji, the region’s incumbent health officer, aims to put Niagara on the red tier of the provincial strategy to fight the virus, which has exploded in the region in the past two weeks

Yesterday, Niagara’s top two school boards announced that January could bring online learning and that staff and students should prepare for a longer winter break

The province reported 23 deaths in today’s update, including one person between 40 and 59 years old, five people between 60 and 79 years of age, and 17 people over 80. Of the deaths reported today, 13 were nursing home residents

As of yesterday’s report, 91 people with COVID-19 have been hospitalized and 42 COVID patients have been admitted to intensive care units

Public Health Ontario has been around 148 since the pandemic began967 cases of COVID-19 confirmed and 127425 recoveries and 4058 deaths reported

The cumulative average incidence rate in the province is 10022 cases per 100000 people in Ontario The weekly incidence rate in Ontario is 898 cases per 100000 people from December 7 to Dec 13, which is out of 86 8 cases per 100000 people from December 1 to Dec7

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