Region of Waterloo Public Health posted an increase of 35 COVID-19 cases on its dashboard Saturday afternoon.
This dramatic drop in daily figures comes just after 66 new cases were reported in the region yesterday.
This brings the new total up to 3,923 cases for the region since March.
The number of active cases has decreased to 533 from 573 since yesterday.
Here are some other updates from the Region’s COVID summary dashboard on Saturday:
3,263 resolved cases (83 per cent).
There have been 126 deaths in the region linked to the virus. The latest was confirmed on December 1.
30 cases are currently hospitalized (11 in ICU).
There are currently 24 active outbreaks in the region:
Sunnyside long-term care – Laurel Creek Unit (one case in staff)
Chartwell Westmount long-term care – Williamsburg Unit (two cases in staff)
Village Manor in St. Jacob’s (32 cases, one death)
Congregate setting 10 (one case)
Congregate setting 9 (one case)
NEW Health – Pharmacy Services (three cases)
Construction 5 (two cases)
Cambridge fire station (two cases)
Sports and fitness – ice skating class related (three cases)
Industrial equipment sales/service 2 (six cases)
Food and beverage services 8 (three cases)
Trade and related services 4 (three cases)
Industrial equipment sales/service 1 (nine cases)
Automobile sales/service 1 (three cases)
Food processing workplace 4 (11 cases)
Manufacturing/industrial workplace 7 (three cases)
Manufacturing/industrial workplace 6 (two cases)
Elmira District Secondary School (two cases)
Clemens Mill Public School (two cases)
William G Davis Public School (two cases)
St. Bernadette Catholic School (two cases)
BrightPath Childcare Centre (two cases)
Grand River Hospital – Medicine Unit 5S
Cambridge Memorial Hospital – Wing B (Level 4, Medicine B Unit)
The outbreak at an unnamed food & beverage services workplace has ended.
Below is the provincial COVID-19 summery for Saturday:
125,385 total cases (1,859 new today) – the latest record-breaking increase.
106,416 cases are resolved (85 per cent).
3,757 related deaths (20 new today).
709 hospitalized (202 in the ICU).