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Third COVID-19 Related Death Confirmed in SWPH Region in as Many Days

Ten people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital in the SWPH region, including two people in the ICU. 

OXFORD/ST.THOMAS/ELGIN - Southwestern Public Health confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 this morning and 17 recoveries. 

The Health Unit also confirmed the 94th COVID-19 related death in our region, the third COVID-19 related death in as many days. The deceased is a woman in her 70's from Elgin County. 

This brings our total number of ongoing cases to 85 and you can find the complete breakdown below:

Woodstock - 17

Ingersoll - 7

Norwich Township - 5

Tillsonburg - 3

South-West Oxford - 2

Zorra - 2

Aylmer - 27

Bayham - 12

St. Thomas - 6

Central Elgin - 2

Malahide - 2

Ten people are currently being treated for the virus in hospital, including two people in the ICU. 

The Health Unit says 86.6 percent of eligible residents have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 83.2 percent have been fully vaccinated.

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

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