12 new COVID-19 cases being reported in Middlesex-London

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

The Middlesex-London Health unit (MLHU) is reporting 12 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday with zero additional deaths.

The additional cases bringing the region’s total case count to 13,530 with 203 active cases and 13,902 resolved. 3,981 cases have been identified as a variant of concern.

The death count sits at 235.

REGIONAL COVID-19 COUNTS
Here are the most recently available numbers from other local public health authorities:

• Elgin-Oxford – 18 new, 32 active, 4,114 total, 3,997 resolved, 85 deaths

• Grey-Bruce – 2,256 total, 2,242 resolved

• Haldimand-Norfolk – 30 active, 2,841 total, 2,757 resolved, 48 deaths

• Huron-Perth – 28 active, 2,044 total, 1,959 resolved, 57 deaths

• Sarnia-Lambton – 11 active, 3,698 total, 3,618 resolved, 69 deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,145 new cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths over two days.

The province logged 564 new infections Tuesdsay — 434 of them people who are not fully vaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown — and three deaths.

Provincial data show there were 581 new cases on Sunday, including 457 in people who have not received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or whose vaccination status isn't known.

There were also two deaths related to the virus on Sunday.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says nearly 84 per cent of Ontarians 12 years or older have received one dose of a COVID-19 shot, and slightly more than 77 per cent have received two doses.

The province says 295 COVID-19 patients are in hospital, and 192 people are in intensive care due to the virus. It notes, however, that not all hospitals report on weekends and holidays.