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Southwestern Public Health Confirms 55 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

The Health Unit Confirmed 55 new cases today, 44 recoveries and 2 additional deaths. Both of the deaths were seniors from Elgin County, including a resident at Caressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health has confirmed 55 new cases of the virus today, 44 recoveries and 2 additional deaths.

The deaths are attributed to a 79 year old man from Elgin County and an 82 year old woman who was a resident of the Carressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas. 

We currently have 12 people in the hospital with the virus, including 4 in the ICU. The Health Unit is reporting 369 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 - 112

Woodstock - 45

Norwich Township - 34

East Zorra-Tavistock - 16

Ingersoll - 14

South-West Oxford - 5

Zorra Township - 6

St. Thomas - 72

Aylmer - 41

Bayham - 8

Central Elgin - 5

Southwold -6

West Elgin - 3

Malahide - 1

Dutton-Dunwich - 1

The Health Unit is also reporting 7 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 

Carressant Care Bonnie Place/St. Thomas - 2 resident case, 0 staff cases and 1 deaths 

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

PeopleCare/Tavistock - 40 resident cases, 33 staff cases, 7 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 about the current state of our Long Term Care Homes online here. 
 

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