What is the current situation in the London area?
The Middlesex London Health Unit reported 94 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death on Thursday.
A long-term care woman in her 90s has died. There have now been 31 COVID-related deaths during the third wave and 216 since the pandemic began.
The number of cases on Thursday is the highest in over a week. 80 restores were reported, of which 620 were active in the region.
The average number of cases after seven days is 56.
According to the London Health Sciences Center, 49 patients with COVID-19 are being treated in local hospitals, including 23 in critical care.
There are 26 patients outside the local health region, including 12 in acute care and 14 in intensive care units.
There are fewer than five employees who recently tested positive for the virus.
COVID-19 in the region and beyond
There were 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Elgin-Oxford on Thursday, according to Southwestern Public Health. There are currently 102 cases in the region.
Huron Perth Public Health recorded six other cases, including one in Stratford and five in Perth County. There are 77 active cases in Huron-Perth, including 34 in Huron County, 21 in Perth County, 20 in Stratford, and two in St. Marys.
Meanwhile, Ontario reported an additional 2,400 cases of COVID-19 and 27 deaths related to the disease on Thursday. While the daily number is higher than in the previous days, it is more than 350 fewer than last Thursday.
Hospital stays continue to decline across the province. As of Wednesday, 1,320 people will be treated for COVID-related diseases. There are 721 patients in intensive care, including 492 on ventilators.