No new COVID deaths had been reported in Middlesex-London over the weekend

No new COVID deaths were reported in Middlesex-London over the weekend

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting 108 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in the past few days.

Of the new cases, 38 were from Saturday, 44 from Sunday and 26 were reported on Monday.

At the hospital, staff at the London Health Sciences Center (LHSC) are caring for 35 inpatients with COVID-19, with five or fewer in the adult intensive care unit.

There are five or fewer COVID patients in Children’s Hospital with five or fewer in Pediatric Critical Care.

LHSC reports that the outbreak at Victoria Hospital Sub-Acute Medicine has been resolved while the outbreak at University Hospital U4 Medicine 100 and Low 200 Wing is ongoing.

There are also 138 employees at LHSC who have currently tested positive for COVID-19 and 54 employees at St Joseph’s Health Care.

During an MLHU press conference on Monday, officials said case numbers in the area have been steadily declining, but since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted there has been an increase in other respiratory illnesses across the community.

– With files by Jennifer Basa of CTV News London