Southwestern Public Health confirmed another 12 active cases of COVID-19 today. We currently have 79 active cases in the region, with 15 in Oxford County.
OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health has confirmed another 12 new cases of COVID-19 today and 3 more recoveries.
The region currently has 79 active cases, which is a huge spike over the past two weeks. On July 20th, we only had 6 confirmed active cases, with 0 in Oxford County. Here is the complete breakdown of active cases right now according to Southwestern Public Health:
Aylmer - 42
Bayham - 18
St. Thomas - 3
Tillsonburg - 9
Norwich - 6
To date, the Health Unit has tested 17,577 people for COVID-19. We have 178 cumulative confirmed cases, 84 cases have been resolved, 5 people have died from the virus and we currently have 79 active cases. We have also have had three institutional outbreaks since the pandemic was declared. All of the outbreaks are listed as resolved. Two people are currently in the ICU at the hospital with COVID-19 in Tillsonburg and at Woodstock General.