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COVID-19: MLHU reports 22 cases, SWPH adds 38 cases to its tally

COVID-19: MLHU reports 22 cases, SWPH adds 38 cases to its tally
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The most recent death was reported Nov. 9 and involved a woman in her 50s from Elgin County. It was the fourth death reported in a two-week span.

Of the 157 active cases in the region, 95 were in Elgin County (including 38 in Aylmer, 27 in St. Thomas and 24 in Bayham) and 62 were in Oxford County (including 32 in Woodstock and 23 in Tillsonburg).

Sixteen people were hospitalized with COVID-19 with seven in the ICU as of Friday.

SWPH is reporting an outbreak at Aylmer Retirement Residence involving seven resident cases and one staff case.

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital said Nov. 12 it was at capacity for critical care and overcapacity on a whole due to rising COVID-19 cases. SWPH announced Nov. 16 that it anticipated announcing .

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. 16, 84.3 per cent of those aged 12 and older in the region were fully vaccinated while 87.1 per cent have had at least one dose.
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