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SWPH Confirms 84 New Cases of COVID-19 Over the Weekend

The active case count for the SWPH region now sits at 202 and the Health Unit also confirmed another COVID-19 related death.

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health Unit confirmed 85 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend morning and 56 resolved cases. 

The Health Unit also confirmed the 101st COVID-19 related death in the region. The deceased is a man in his 70's from Elgin County.

This brings our total number of ongoing cases to 202. You can find a complete breakdown of the numbers, based on location here. 

Tillsonburg - 38

Woodstock - 32

Norwich Township - 14

Ingersoll - 7

Blandford-Blenheim - 4

East-Zorra Tavistock - 2

Zorra - 2

South-West Oxford - 2

St. Thomas - 55

Aylmer - 27

Bayham - 8

Malahide - 6

Central Elgin - 4

West Elgin - 1

12 people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital, including 4 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 an outbreak at Caressant Care Bonnie Place in St. Thomas where 5 residents and 6 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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