Milton Postal Code ranks 18 among GTA areas for COVID19 Positivity

By: Laura Steiner
One Milton postal code ranks among the top areas for COVID19 positivity. L9T  moves from 32 on the list up to 18th with a positivity rate of 8.6% .  The figures are taken from IC/ES dashboard for the week of January 31- February 6, 2021.
L9T sees 8.5% rate among residents for COVID19.   The postal code represents homes in the majority of Milton.  It’s home to both Allendale Long Term Care (LTC)  with 29 cases and four deaths.  It’s been in outbreak since January 10, 2021 and Maplehurst Detention Centre  in outbreak since January 18 2021 with 282 cases, and 0 deaths.
Halton recorded a rate of 4.1% over the same period.  The region is set to reopen under the red designation on Ontario’s reopening framework Tuesday February 16 at 12:01 a.m.