The weekly new cases average in the City of Hamilton dropped from 21 to 19 reported cases. This is the second consecutive week with a decrease in new cases average in the city.
Almost a Quarter of Canadian Population Has Been Tested for Covid
Almost 25% of the Canadian population has been tested for Covid-19 since March 2020. In Ontario, more than 4.8 million tests have been performed. As of October 29, the total number of recovered people in Canada is 191,209 and the total number of active cases in the country is 27,259. The province of Ontario has 7,578 active cases.
New Daily Cases in Canada Compared to Other Countries
In light of the Coronavirus second wave around the globe the graph below compares new cases reported on November 2nd in Italy, UK, USA, Germany and Canada.
Data Source: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus
Second Consecutive Drop in New Cases Average in Hamilton
The weekly new cases average in the City of Hamilton dropped from 21 daily cases to 19 new reported cases, while Toronto, Ottawa, and Region of Peel have seen an increase in the weekly average of new cases. This is the second consecutive week with a decrease in the new cases average in the City of Hamilton.
Data Source: Public Health Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Ottawa, Peel, and Hamilton
Gradual Decrease in Daily New Cases in Hamilton
For the period of October 23 to 29, there was a decrease in daily new cases in the City of Hamilton from the weekly peak of 35 daily new cases on October 24 to nine reported cases on October 29. Long-term care/retirement residences have accounted for the highest number of outbreaks so far in Hamilton.
Data Source: Public Health Hamilton
Public Health Authorities Recommended Safer Alternatives for Halloween
Health officials have encouraged families to stay at home and skip the Halloween tradition of door-to-door trick-or-treating. Safer alternatives were recommended, such as virtual costume contests, virtual parties, movie night, and scavenger hunts.
Following the Public Health guidelines, our students safely spent a scary and fun Halloween weekend. Students and staff members had the opportunity to wear their best and spookiest costumes for our Annual Halloween Costume Contest. The celebration also included a Horror Movie Night and lots of treats. Don’t forget to check the Halloween photos on CIC Instagram.
Don’t forget to check the Halloween photos on CIC Instagram.