London area sees 12 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths this weekend | CBC News

Recent developments:

What’s the latest situation for the London area?

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 12 new COVID-19 infections over the weekend, with five cases logged Saturday and seven recorded Sunday.

An additional 21 cases were marked as resolved over the weekend leaving the region’s active case count at 96.

The seven-day rolling average for daily cases is now down to 11.

Over the course of the pandemic, the region has seen 222 deaths associated with the virus. 

As of Friday, the London Health Science Centre (LHSC) said there were 16 patients with COVID-19 being treated at local hospitals. Of those patients, eight are in critical care. No staff have tested positive for the illness.

COVID-19 across the region and beyond

The latest data from Southwestern Public Health released Friday said there were 42 active COVID-19 cases in Elgin-Oxford, including 11 in Tillsonburg, 11 in St. Thomas and nine in Woodstock.

Huron Perth Public Health reported 40 active cases, with two new cases confirmed on Friday. One was in Goderich, the other in Bluewater. 

Meanwhile, the province reported 530 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and seven additional deaths.

As of 8 p.m. on Saturday, a total of 11,208,867 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered provincewide.

The number of fully vaccinated Ontarians, meaning those who have had both doses of a vaccine, has now reached nearly 1.8 million.

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