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20 New Cases Reported in SWPH Region

The Health Unit also confirmed 24 resolved cases today, dropping the active case count below 200.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health Unit confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 24 resolved cases. 

This brings our total number of ongoing cases to 199. You can find a complete breakdown of the numbers, based on location here. 

Woodstock - 38

Tillsonburg - 31

Norwich Township - 15

Ingersoll - 9

Blandford-Blenheim - 3

South-West Oxford - 2

East-Zorra Tavistock - 1

Zorra - 1

St. Thomas - 55

Aylmer - 29

Bayham - 6

Malahide - 5

Central Elgin - 3

Dutton/Dunwich - 1

11 people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital, including 4 people in the ICU. 

The Health Unit says 85.1 percent of residents 12+ have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 82.8 percent have been fully vaccinated. The Health Unit is also dealing with an outbreak at Caressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas where 5 residents and 7 staff members have tested positive for the virus.  

You can find more information regarding case numbers and vaccination numbers in the Southwestern Public Health Region online here.

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