2 new coronavirus cases in Peterborough area, health unit reports

Peterborough Public Health has reported two cases of the novel coronavirus  for its jurisdiction on Friday.

In its daily update release at 4:40 p.m., the health unit says there are now 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19, two more than was reported on Thursday for Peterborough, Peterborough County, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation.

The health unit now has eight active cases, which include an outbreak at Kawartha Heights Retirement Living in Peterborough.

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Sixty-nine of the cases overall have now been resolved.

 

There have been two deaths related to COVID-19 complications.

More than 7,000 people have now been tested for coronavirus, the report states.

 

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