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Southwestern Public Health Confirms 40 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

The health Unit is reporting 40 new cases of the virus today and 21 recoveries and 2 additional deaths of residents at Maple Manor in Tillsonburg.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health has confirmed 40 new cases of the virus today, 21 recoveries and 2 additional deaths.

Both of the deaths confirmed today were residents of Maple Manor in Tillsonburg. They include an 82 year old man and a 96 year old man, who were residents at the Long Term Care Home. A total of 13 residents have now passed away at Maple Manor. 

We currently have 16 people in the hospital with the virus, including 3 in the ICU. The Health Unit is reporting 362 active cases with most of them in Tillsonburg, Woodstock, Norwich Township, Aylmer and St. Thomas. Here is the breakdown of the locations according to Southwestern Public Health:

Tillsonburg - 117

Woodstock - 42

Norwich Township - 34

East Zorra-Tavistock - 16

Ingersoll - 13

South-West Oxford - 8

Zorra Township - 6

Blandford-Blenheim - 1

St. Thomas - 63

Aylmer - 38

Bayham - 6

Central Elgin - 6

Southwold - 2

West Elgin - 4

Malahide - 1

Dutton-Dunwich - 1

The Health Unit is also reporting 8 active outbreaks at long term care homes: 

Extendicare/Port Staney - 0 resident cases, 1 staff case and 0 deaths 

Trillium Retirement Home/Norwich Township - 12 resident cases, 5 staff cases and 0 deaths 

Goodness Retirement Living/St. Thomas - 0 resident cases, 1 staff case and 0 deaths 

Carressant Care Bonnie Place/St. Thomas - 1 resident case, 0 staff cases and 0 deaths 

Woodingford Lodge/Woodstock site - 2 resident cases, 2 staff cases, 0 deaths 

PeopleCare/Tavistock - 40 resident cases, 32 staff cases, 0 deaths 

Maple Manor/Tillsonburg - 80 resident cases, 48 staff cases, 13 deaths 

Terrace Lodge Aylmer - 0 residents cases, 5 staff case, 0 deaths. 

You can find more information online here. 

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