We currently have 10 active cases in the region with 8 in Woodstock. On the bright side we now only have one case in the hospital and they are no longer in the ICU.
OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health is reporting one new case of COVID-19 this morning in the City of Woodstock.
On the bright side we now only have one case in the hospital and they are no longer in the ICU. Here is the breakdown of numbers according to Southwestern Public Health:
Woodstock - 8
Bayham - 1
Central Elgin -1
To date we have had four institutional outbreaks at Long Term Care Homes. All four are listed as resolved. 5 people from the region have died from the virus and right now we have two people in the ICU.
The number one symptom that has led to a positive test in the region is a cough, followed by a fever. Other symptoms that have resulted in positive tests include fatigue, headache, sore throat, shortness of breath and nasal congestion just to name a few. 17% of people who have tested positive in our region were asymptomatic.