On Wednesday, 259 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Durham.
Two new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll in the region at 313.
Of those who have died, 217 were residents at long-term care or retirement homes.
The number of COVID-19 variant cases identified in the region rose by three to 145.
To date there have been 17,011 cases in Durham, with 14,625 of those cases now listed as resolved.
There are currently 2,073 active cases in the region.
Of those, 1,996 people are isolating at home and 77 are in hospital.
That’s the highest the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital there has ever been.
Twenty-eight of the people in hospital are in the ICU.
Some of the cases that were added to regional totals are from previous days.
Here is the regional breakdown as of Wednesday:
The regional data for nine confirmed cases is under investigation.
As of April 13, 140,045 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Durham.