The total cases of COVID-19 reported by Southwestern Public Health is now at 20, as two more cases have been confirmed. The total cases in Oxford County is now at 8.
OXFORD COUNTY - Southwestern Public Health is reporting two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 this morning.
A male in his 50's from Oxford County has been confirmed, his status and cause of transmission are listed as pending.
The second case to be added to the tally is a female from St.Thomas in her 60's, with the cause of transmission listed as pending. The patient is self isolating now.
The health unit reminds the community to protect themselves by staying at least two metres away from others when out doing essential tasks, staying home when sick, disinfecting high touch surfaces often and practicing diligent handwashing. Individuals who are 70+ are recommended to self-isolate entirely – staying in their own homes and having others buy their groceries, medications and essential supplies.
You can see their updated list online here. The new numbers bring the total of confirmed cases in our region to 20, including 2 deaths.