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SWPH Confirms 29 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

The Health Unit also confirmed the 99th COVID-19 related death in the region. The deceased is a woman in her 50's from Elgin County. 

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health Unit confirmed 29 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 29 resolved cases. 

The Health Unit also confirmed the 99th COVID-19 related death in the region. The deceased is a woman in her 50's from Elgin County. 

This brings our total number of ongoing cases to 169. You can find a complete breakdown of the numbers, based on location here. 

Woodstock - 29

Tillsonburg - 25

Norwich Township - 8

Ingersoll - 7

East-Zorra Tavistock - 6

Zorra - 5

Blandford-Blenheim - 4

South-West Oxford - 3

St. Thomas - 54

Aylmer - 14

Bayham - 10

Malahide - 2

Central Elgin - 1

West Elgin - 1 

Eight people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital, including five people in the ICU. 

The Health Unit says 85.0 percent of residents 12+ have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 82.7 percent have been fully vaccinated. The Health Unit is also dealing with two outbreaks at the Aylmer Retirement residence and Caressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas. 

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

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