20 COVID-19 instances, no new deaths reported within the London space on Monday


Recent developments:

  • Premier Doug Ford is gradually canceling home-stay assignments across Ontario
  • Schools in the public health regions of Huron-Perth, Chatham-Kent, Windsor-Essex and Sarnia-Lambton have reopened
  • The first cases of COVID-19 variants discovered in Brazil and South Africa were discovered in Toronto

What’s the latest for the London area?

Recent public health data suggests there are 20 more cases of COVID-19 in Middlesex-London. No new deaths were reported on Monday either.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has not reported a death since Friday when they said a man in his thirties died after contracting the virus.

The region’s death toll remains at 177 while the total number of cases is now 5,896.

According to the health unit, 3,909 people have recovered from COVID-19.

What’s going on in the surrounding regions?

Southwestern Public Health, which covers St. Thomas, Elgin and Oxford counties, reported six new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Monday.

A total of 63 people in the region have now died from the virus, 134 cases are considered active.

There have been 78 active cases of the virus in Huron and Perth counties, according to the local health unit. That’s two cases fewer than the previous data reported on Saturday.

Huron Perth Public Health has reported a total of 1,267 COVID-19 cases and 46 deaths since the pandemic began.

There are two active cases of COVID-19 in Oneida Nation of the Thames, southwest of London. The community administration announced in an update that 92 cases of the virus have now been fixed.

Ontario, meanwhile, reported 1,265 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 33 more deaths.