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14% of H-N COVID cases are Norfolk residents

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About 14 per cent of the people in Haldimand-Norfolk who have tested positive for COVID-19 are residents of Norfolk County.

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That detail was part of a report released to media by the Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit on April 18.

As of April 18 there were about 160 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in the two counties. Most of the cases are related to Anson Place long-term care and retirement facility in Hagersville. As of April 17, 22 residents at the facility have died from COVID-19 and 70 residents have tested positive.

The 14 per cent figure for Norfolk represents about 22 people. Norfolk has approximately 64,000 residents.

Of those who tested positive:

  • 33% (approx. 7 people) live in Simcoe
  • 29% (approx. 6 people) live in Waterford
  • 19% (approx. 4 people) live in Vittoria
  • 10% (approx. 2 people) live in Port Dover
  • 9% (approx. 2 people) live in Delhi

In Haldimand County, there are about 138 cases, of which 70 are related to Anson Place. Haldimand has approximately 45,600 residents.

Other data from the report:

  • 25 deaths as of April 17
  • About 700 people in H-N have been tested over the past month
  • First confirmed case was March 26
  • 70% of positive cases are women

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