News Total number of COVID-19 cases in Haliburton County rises to 15 SHARE ON: Sue Black, staff Monday, Aug. 10th, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Haliburton County has a total of 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date. The Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes and Pine Ridge District Health Unit reports that there is 1 new case and 8 current ‘High Risk Contacts’. Of these 15 confirmed cases, 12 have been reported as ‘recovered’. High Risk contacts are defined as individuals who have been in contact with a current or probable case of the coronavirus, but have no symptoms. HKPR encourages the use of non-medical masks and face coverings within indoor public spaces, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.