14 new COVID-19 circumstances, one other demise on Saturday in Middlesex-London

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LONDON, ONT. – The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 as well as one new death in the area on Saturday.

According to MLHU, the death is from a man in his 80s who is not associated with long-term care or a retirement home, bringing the death toll to 221.

To date, there have been a total of 12,334 cases with 11,959 recoveries. The number of active cases is now 154, up from 174 on Friday.

There are 3,124 cases with a confirmed variant and another 363 with a mutation-positive sample.

There is an ongoing outbreak at the Kensington Village Retirement Home and an ongoing outbreak at a childcare facility at the Simply Kids facility.

This is how the daily case numbers are distributed for other regional health units:

  • Elgin-Oxford – four new, 42 active, 3,806 total, 3,682 resolved, 82 deaths, 801 variants

  • Gray Bruce – five new, four active, 1,350 total, 1,337 resolved, seven deaths, 384 variants

  • Haldimand-Norfolk – six new, 39 active, 2,662 total, 2,570 resolved, 47 deaths (one new)

  • Huron-Perth – two new, 40 active, 1,830 total, 1,733 resolved, 57 deaths, 282 variants

  • Sarnia-Lambton – nine new, 39 active, 3,521 total, 3,421 fixed, 61 deaths (one new), 565 variants

The province reported 744 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, up from 914 infections on Friday.