Well being unit experiences two new COVID-19 deaths

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Well being unit experiences two new COVID-19 deaths

Dashboard up to date to incorporate COVID danger ranges and influenza stats

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The Haldimand Norfolk Well being Unit introduced Wednesday two new deaths associated to COVID-19 on an up to date web site dashboard.

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In line with the newest info, there have been 98 complete COVID-19 associated deaths, with the quantity damaged down into 87 deaths brought on by COVID-19 and 11 deaths the place COVID-19 was a contributing issue.

There have additionally been 41 non-COVID-19 deaths, a rise of three from final week.

The HNHU doesn’t launch particular info on every loss of life.

The variety of folks hospitalized for COVID-19 at one of many space’s three native hospitals has remained secure since final week with 18 folks hospitalized. Of these 18 folks, one individual is in intensive care, one resident was admitted for COVID-19 and the one individual in intensive care is within the ICU for COVID-19.

There have been 85 confirmed COVID-19 instances over the previous week. The dashboard was not up to date the week prior for comparability.

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The well being unit has added influenza statistics to its dashboard.

Over the previous week, there have been two confirmed instances of influenza. There was one individual admitted to hospital for influenza and there have been no influenza precipitated or associated deaths.

As for outbreaks, there may be one ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, one ongoing influenza outbreak and one non-COVID/non-influenza outbreak.

There have been 281,639 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered anyplace for a resident of Haldimand and Norfolk and 78.4 per cent of residents have acquired a minimum of one COVID-19 dose.

The well being unit notes that information on vaccinations may be delayed as much as 48 hours.

Additionally on the HNHU dashboard are danger ranges for COVID-19. Lively hospitalizations (low danger, secure pattern), energetic outbreaks in highest institutional settings (very excessive danger, secure pattern), confirmed COVID-19 instances weekly (very excessive danger, growing pattern), confirmed influenza instances weekly (low danger, secure pattern), wastewater sign (average danger, growing pattern) and weekly per cent positivity (very excessive danger, growing pattern) are included.

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Go to www.hnhu.org for extra info on any of the above info, together with definitions and explanations.

Vaccination clinics will probably be held at the moment (Wednesday) at Caledonia Library from 2 to 4:45 p.m.; Thursday at Waterford Library from 1 to five:45 p.m.; and Saturday at Cayuga Kinsman Neighborhood Centre (GOVAXX-indoor) from 10 a.m. to five p.m.

Go to hnhu.org/popup to e book an appointment for a primary, second or booster dose at one of many above clinics.

Well being Canada has approved the usage of Pfizer pediatric vaccine for infants aged six months to 5 and likewise the Moderna bivalent vaccine as a booster dose to these aged 18 and older.

Well being Canada has additionally approved the usage of a Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine for these aged 5 to 11 and a Moderna vaccine for these aged six months to 5.

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These aged 18 and older are eligible for a booster (fourth dose). Boosters are really useful at an interval of 5 months (140 days) after the earlier dose however may be taken after three months (84 days).

Anybody who has lately had COVID-19 remains to be eligible for a primary, second or booster dose however ought to wait till they’re out of isolation and signs have resolved.

Novavax is obtainable to residents in Haldimand and Norfolk by appointment (e mail [email protected] or name 519-427-5903).

Those that can’t get to a vaccine clinic can name 519-427-5903 to request free transportation.

There’s additionally a homebound service for people who’ve problem leaving their houses. That program includes two healthcare professionals visiting houses and administering first and second doses in Haldimand and Norfolk.

Go to www.hnhu.org/homeboundvax or name 519-427-5903 for extra info on this system.

Go to www.hnhu.org/covid19vaccine/ for extra info and for full particulars about vaccine rollout in Haldimand and Norfolk counties and covid-19.ontario.ca/ for extra info on the rollout in Ontario.

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