The Durham Health Department is reporting some COVID-19 data for over the weekend and Monday.
The number of people in hospital and the ICU because of COVID-19 has not been updated since December 31.
Last Thursday, Lakeridge Health said there were 70 patients in their hospitals because of COVID-19.
Durham Radio News requested an update on hospitalizations on Monday, but no response was given.
The Health Department tweeted this on Monday.
Hospitals are now the best source for hospital case numbers. @LakeridgeHealth is adding this to their website for its hospitals.
We continue to work on ways to report this information locally and hope to have updates available within the coming week.
— Durham Region Health Department (@DurhamHealth) January 10, 2022
The Durham Health Department is reporting 792 new cases on Saturday, 546 cases on Sunday and 537 on Monday.
However, the health department says recent changes to testing have led to a great underestimation of cases.
No new deaths were reported, leaving the death toll in the region at 394.
Of those who died, 227 were residents of long-term care or retirement homes.
To date there have been 41,549 cases in Durham, with 34,065 of those cases now listed as resolved.
There are currently 7,090 active cases in the region.
Here is the latest regional breakdown:
The regional data for 156 confirmed cases is under investigation.
As of January 9, 1,266,957 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Durham.