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COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 18 cases Wednesday

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 18 cases Wednesday
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The latest death, reported Tuesday, involved a man in his 60s from Elgin County. SWPH also reported a death on Monday involving a man in his 80s from Elgin County.

Of the 165 active cases in the region, 85 were in Elgin County (including 38 in Aylmer, 22 in St. Thomas and 21 in Bayham) and 80 were in Oxford County (including 31 each in Woodstock and Tillsonburg).

Sixteen people were hospitalized with COVID-19, with five in the ICU as of Wednesday.

SWPH is reporting an outbreak at Aylmer Retirement Residence involving eight resident cases and two staff cases.

Information on school cases can be found on the websites of the Thames Valley District School Board and the .

The region’s test positivity rate was 5.8 per cent for the week of Nov. 7, up from 5.1 per cent for the week of Oct. 31.

As of Nov. 23, 84.8 per cent of those aged 12 and older in the region were fully vaccinated while 87.3 per cent have had at least one dose.
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