One Milton Postal Code Remains on among the top COVID19 Positivity Rate

By: Laura Steiner
There is one Milton area postal code on the list of the Greater Toronto areas with the highest positivity rates.  The data was collected by the website IC/ES’s COVID19 dashboard.
The postal code L9E, located in the Tremaine Rd and Louis St. Laurent recorded a positivity rate of 8.6%.  It marks a second week in a row of steady decline for the area.  Last week it recorded a 9.3% positivity rate.
The rates are calculated based on the number of positive tests by residents for the week of January 24-30 2021.  The Region of Halton recorded an increase of 46 cases of COVID19 yesterday.  Six of those came from Milton.  The Region also reports that there has been one travel-related case of the UK variant as of February 3, 2021.