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.