- Ontario is reporting 590 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths on Thursday.
- The province is moving up second COVID-19 vaccinations for some residents in delta variant hot spots.
- There are 15 patients being treated for the virus in London hospitals, including seven in critical care.
What’s the latest situation for the London area?
The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting 22 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and no deaths.
There were 17 recoveries logged, with 105 active cases in the health region.
London Health Sciences Centre says they are caring for 15 patients with COVID-19, including seven in critical care. That’s down from a high of 99 patients, including 43 in ICUs, in early May, according to data from the hospital network.
There are currently no staff members who have recently tested positive for the virus.
COVID-19 across the region and beyond
Southwestern Public Health posted one new case of the virus on Thursday and no deaths. There are 19 ongoing cases in Elgin-Oxford, including 13 in Woodstock and two in St. Thomas.
Meanwhile, Ontario reported another 590 cases of COVID-19 and the deaths of 11 more people with the illness this morning.
There are now 516 patients being treated for COVID-related illnesses in hospitals across the province, including 450 in ICU with the illness and 291 who require a ventilator to breathe.