109 new COVID-19 instances in Larger London since Friday, no deaths


Recent developments:

  • Ontario reports 639 new COVID-19 cases and no further deaths on Monday.
  • According to the province, almost 69 percent of new cases were people who are not vaccinated.
  • Eight people with COVID-19 are being treated in local hospitals.

What is the current situation for Greater London?

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 109 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. The total includes 49 cases reported on Saturday, 30 on Sunday and 30 on Monday.

Most new cases were in people under the age of 19, accounting for 35 percent of the total. About 31 percent of new cases were people in their twenties. About 26 percent of the cases were people between the ages of 30 and 40, while people in their 50s and 60s made up nine percent of the cases. There were no infections in people over 70.

No further deaths related to COVID were reported in the region over the weekend. In the wake of the pandemic, there were 232 deaths related to COVID in the region.

The number of cases continues to rise in Middlesex-London, with the 7-day average going up to 30. The health unit has made 24 recoveries since Friday, with 239 active cases known in the area – nearly four times as many as reported two weeks ago.

The screening for worrisome variants showed a further 34 cases of the delta variant in the region, according to the MLHU. Since the end of May there have been 208 confirmations for the Delta variant, which was originally detected in India and is also known as B.1.617.

Eight patients are being treated with COVID-19-related diseases, according to the London Health Sciences Center. There are five or fewer patients in the intensive care unit.

Less than five employees of the hospital network have tested positive and are in quarantine.

Here are the pop-up vaccination clinics

The MLHU is hosting a pop-up vaccination clinic at Montcalm Secondary School, 1350 Highbury Avenue, Monday from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Three more clinics are planned for Tuesday, including:

  • St. Pius X Catholic Elementary School, 255 Vancouver Street. (1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
  • Bonaventure Meadows Park, 150 Vaubois Place. (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
  • Dorf-Grün-Community Church, 505 Dorf-Grün-Allee. (1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)

A full list of this week’s pop-up walk-in clinics can be found on the MLHU website here.

COVID-19 updates across the region

Southwestern Public Health reported 18 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths since Friday. There are currently 32 known ongoing cases in Elgin-Oxford.

Huron Perth Public Heath reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Monday. 16 active cases are known in the region.