COVID ICU admissions down in Middlesex-London

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The London Health Sciences Center is currently caring for 46 inpatients with COVID-19.

Five or fewer of these are in adult critical care.

There are also five or fewer inpatients with COVID-19 in Children’s Hospital and zero in Pediatric Critical Care.

There are also 136 employees who have reported testing positive for the virus, with St Joseph’s Health Care reporting 43 employees who have tested positive.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting a total of 173 new cases of COVID-19 over the past few days.

Of the new cases, 59 were reported on Saturday, 64 on Sunday and 50 on Monday.

There are also eight institutional outbreaks in long-term care, retirement homes and hospitals.

REGIONAL COVID-19 FIGURES

Here are the latest available lab-confirmed COVID-19 case counts from local health officials, though officials say test eligibility rules make them an underestimate of actual cases:

  • Elgin-Oxford – 60 messages, 200 active, 11,356 total, 11,007 solved, 149 deaths

  • Grey-Bruce – 5 confirmed cases in hospital, 44 deaths

  • Huron-Perth – 5,711 total, 94 deaths

  • Sarnia-Lambton – 9,914 total, 126 deaths