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: 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 individuals354349
# new high-risk cases since last reporting155168
Number of high-risk cases reported in the last 7 days143140
Current number of local cases hospitalized1715
Current number of cases in ICU32
Number of deaths106107
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)
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 outbreaks76
Number of active Rhinovirus outbreaks11
Number of active Enterovirus outbreaks11
Number of active RSV outbreaks65
Number of active Influenza outbreaks00
Number of active Parainfluenza outbreaks11
Number of active seasonal coronavirus outbreaks00
Number of active unknown respiratory outbreaks00
Total number of active respiratory outbreaks1614

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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