SWPH is reporting 24 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 18 resolved cases, bringing our active case up to 138.
OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health is reporting 24 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 18 resolved cases.
The active case count for SWPH region is 138 and you can find the complete break down below;
Woodstock - 40
Tillsonburg - 23
Ingersoll - 10
Norwich Township - 6
East Zorra-Tavistock - 6
Blandford-Blenheim - 5
South-West Oxford - 2
St. Thomas - 25
Aylmer - 8
West Elgin - 6
Central Elgin - 5
Bayham - 3
Dutton/Dunwich - 1
12 people are currently being treated for the virus at the hospital and 5 of those patients are in the ICU.
An Outbreak has been declared at the Caressant Care Nursing Home in Woodstock and the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital.
Caressant Care has 4 residents and 6 staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19, meanwhile 14 patients and 5 staff members at the hospital have tested positive. Two people have died during the recent outbreaks, including a patient at TDMH and a resident at Caressant Care.
You can find more information regarding local COVID-19 cases and outbreaks online here.