Kingstonist’s Respiratory Illnesses Quick Reference Guide

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.

Current Status

KFL&A confirmed active high-risk COVID-19 cases: 77

This status updated
May 9, 2023, at 2:58 p.m.

Local COVID-19 Case Information

Confirmed active positive test results among high-risk individuals10277
# new high-risk cases since last reporting4536
Number of high-risk cases reported in the last 7 days3331
Current number of local cases hospitalized97
Current number of cases in ICU11
Number of deaths117117
Number of cases in local hospitals, reported by KHSC (may or may not be cases from the region)10 (3 in ICU)5 (1 in ICU)
NOTE: On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, KFL&A Public Health provided an update on the discrepancies in case numbers being reported, which can be read here.

Respiratory Illness Outbreaks (active)

Number of active COVID-19 outbreaks11
Number of active Rhinovirus outbreaks01
Number of active Enterovirus outbreaks00
Number of active RSV outbreaks00
Number of active Influenza outbreaks00
Number of active Parainfluenza outbreaks11
Number of active Human Metapneumovirus00
Number of active seasonal coronavirus outbreaks00
Number of active unknown respiratory outbreaks31
Total number of active respiratory outbreaks55

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.

Municipal Services

The City of Kingston is maintaining a page with its response.

Additional Coverage

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