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No New Cases of COVID-19 Today in Southwestern Public Health Region

For the eighth day in a row Southwestern Public Health is not reporting any new cases of COVID-19 and they also confirmed another recovery in Woodstock.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - For the eighth day in a row Southwestern Public Health is not reporting any new cases of COVID-19. 

They also confirmed a new recovery, meaning we only have 6 active cases in the region.

Here is the breakdown of numbers according to Southwestern Public Health:

Woodstock - 5

Central Elgin -1 

To date we have had four institutional outbreaks at Long Term Care Homes. All four are listed as resolved. 5 people from the region have died from the virus and right now we have two people in the ICU. 

The number one symptom that has led to a positive test in the region is a cough, followed by a fever. Other symptoms that have resulted in positive tests include fatigue, headache, sore throat, shortness of breath and nasal congestion just to name a few. 17% of people who have tested positive in our region were asymptomatic. We currently do not have any COVID-19 patients in the hospital. 

You can check out the new database from Southwestern Public Health online here. 

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