Nearly a dozen new COVID-19 cases reported in Middlesex-London on Saturday

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The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting 11 new COVID-19 cases Saturday and no new deaths.

The region now has a total 14,382 cases and 245 deaths, with 14,018 cases resolved leaving 119 active.

Breaking down the cases by municipality, there are currently 83 active cases in London, 11 in Middlesex Centre, 14 in Strathroy-Caradoc, three in Thames Centre, one in Lucan Biddulph, five in North Middlesex, one in Southwest Middlesex and one in Adelaide Metcalf.

The highest number of active cases in Middlesex-London is in the 40-64 age group with 36 cases, followed by the 0-11 age group with 32 cases and 28 cases in the 25-39 age group.

Looking at overall vaccine coverage for the region, 88.3 percent of the eligible population aged 12 and older have received at least one does of a COVID-19 vaccine and 84.1 per cent have received two doses.

As of Friday, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is caring for six inpatients with COVID-19, five or fewer are in the ICU, five or fewer are in Children’s Hospital and five or fewer are in Paediatric Care.

There are currently five or fewer staff who have currently tested positive for COVID-19.

REGIONAL COVID-19 COUNTS

Here are the most recently available numbers from other local public health authorities:

  • Elgin-Oxford – 82 active, 4,569 total, 4,397 resolved, 90 deaths
  • Grey-Bruce – two new, 16 active, 2,381 total, 2,338 resolved, 23 deaths
  • Haldimand-Norfolk – 30 active, 3,003 total, 2,918 resolved, 48 deaths
  • Huron-Perth – 15 active, 2,294 total, 2,212 resolved, 66 deaths
  • Sarnia-Lambton – 103 active, 4,140 total, 3,967 resolved, 70 deaths

Ontario is reporting 373 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths on Saturday.

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