Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 in KW


On Oct. 21, 2020 the Region of Waterloo Public Health department reported 16 new cases and 8 new hospitalizations for COVID-19 in the Waterloo Region. 

According to CBC, there are 11 active outbreaks in the region, seven of which have occurred in retirement and long-term care homes.

One outbreak is connected to an off-campus study group between students living both on and off campus at Wilfrid Laurier University. The outbreak has been linked to 19 cases. 

11 new cases are linked to an outbreak at a place of worship. 

Since March, Waterloo region has performed over 160 000 tests. 2021 of them have resulted in confirmed cases of COVID-19. 90 per cent of the cases have been resolved.

As of Oct. 30, 2020, there are 98 active COVID-19 cases in Waterloo Region.


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