According to Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, COVID-19 has now been joined by other respiratory illnesses such as Influenza and RSV in putting significant pressure on the healthcare system. We want to make sure that readers have easy and convenient access to current updates on those trends. This page will provide the latest updates we have on respiratory illnesses in Kingston and area, as provided by various reporting bodies.
KFL&A confirmed active high-risk COVID-19 cases: 349
This status updated
Jan. 24, 2023, at 3:59 p.m.
Local Assessment Centres
KINGSTON: The Kingston COVID-19 Assessment Centre is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Beechgrove Complex, south of the intersection of King St. and Portsmouth Ave. As of Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, the Assessment Centre is operating by appointment only. Find all the details on that here, then book an appointment online through the Kingston Health Sciences Centre website. Appointments can also be made by calling 613-548-2376 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There are also four pharmacies in Kingston and Amherstview offering COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic residents.
NAPANEE: The COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Napanee is located at the Lennox and Addington County General Hospital West Campus at 12 Richmond Park Drive. Pre-register here or call 613-354-8254 before visiting. This assessment centre is open seven days a week, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Local COVID-19 Case Information
|Confirmed active positive test results among high-risk individuals||354||349|
|# new high-risk cases since last reporting||155||168|
|Number of high-risk cases reported in the last 7 days||143||140|
|Current number of local cases hospitalized||17||15|
|Current number of cases in ICU||3||2|
|Number of deaths||106||107|
|Number of cases in local hospitals, reported by KHSC (may or may not be cases from the region)||17 (4 in ICU)||17 (2 in ICU)|
Respiratory Illness Outbreaks (active)
|Number of active COVID-19 outbreaks||7||6|
|Number of active Rhinovirus outbreaks||1||1|
|Number of active Enterovirus outbreaks||1||1|
|Number of active RSV outbreaks||6||5|
|Number of active Influenza outbreaks||0||0|
|Number of active Parainfluenza outbreaks||1||1|
|Number of active seasonal coronavirus outbreaks||0||0|
|Number of active unknown respiratory outbreaks||0||0|
|Total number of active respiratory outbreaks||16||14|
Individual KFL&A COVID-19 case information
The individual case information below, including case dates, gender, age, acquisition method, and outcome for confirmed COVID-19 cases in KFL&A is made available at and can be accessed directly via the provincial data catalogue here.
To filter for most recent cases, click on “Accurate Episode Date”.
Kingston Health Sciences Centres
All information for patients, families, and visitors at Kingston Health Sciences Centre sites on current COVID-19 guidelines and protocols are available here.
The City of Kingston is maintaining a page with its response.
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