Dozen new COVID-19 circumstances in Middlesex-London, three in Elgin-Oxford

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MIDDLESEX CENTER, ONT. – The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, while Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) reports just three on Tuesday. No new deaths were reported.

Middlesex-London now has a total of 6,194 cases with 5,913 resolved and 183 deaths, leaving 98 cases active.

Elgin and Oxford counties now have a total of 2,540 cases, of which 2,391 have been resolved and 67 have died, leaving 82 cases still ongoing.

There are ongoing outbreaks in five senior citizen facilities in Middlesex-London and one in Elgin-Oxford.

Vaccinations for seniors over 80 will begin on Saturday in Middlesex-London while SWPH is working on the preparation of vaccination sites. The vaccinations are expected to start on March 15th.

Here are the cases in the rest of the region based on the latest publicly available data with no new deaths reported:

  • Haldimand-Norfolk – two new, 30 active, 1,430 total, 1,356 resolved, 39 deaths

  • Gray-Bruce – three new, 12 active, 703 total, 689 resolved, two deaths

  • Huron-Perth – five new, 22 active, 1,340 total, 1,268 resolved, 50 deaths

  • Sarnia-Lambton – 10 new, 73 active, 2,115 total, 1,996 resolved, 46 deaths

The province reported fewer than 1,000 cases for the first time in a week, with 966 new infections and 11 deaths.