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SWPH Confirms 46 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

The Health Unit also confirmed 61 resolved cases, dropping the active case count to 208.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health Unit confirmed 46 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 61 resolved cases. 

This brings our total number of ongoing cases to 208. You can find a complete breakdown of the numbers, based on location here. 

Woodstock - 38

Tillsonburg - 16

Ingersoll - 15

Norwich Township - 14

South-West Oxford - 9

Zorra - 4

Blandford-Blenheim - 3

East-Zorra Tavistock - 3

St. Thomas - 60

Aylmer - 18

Dutton/Dunwich - 8

Central Elgin - 7

Malahide - 4

Bayham - 4

Southwold - 3 

West Elgin - 2 

11 people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital, including 7 people in the ICU. 

The Health Unit says 85.2 percent of residents 12+ have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 83.1 percent have been fully vaccinated. The Health Unit is also dealing with an outbreak at Caressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas where 11 residents and 8 staff members have tested positive for the virus. One resident has died from COVID-19 during the outbreak. 

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

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