The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) on Friday reported 24 new COVID-19 cases and one death.
The death involved a woman in her 70s and was not associated with long-term care or a retirement home. Based on MLHU’s data on the immunization status of cases, the latest death involved someone who was not vaccinated.
A total of 14,181 cases have been reported with 13,761 recoveries (an increase of 15), 179 active cases (an increase of eight) and 241 deaths.
The number of cases linked to one type of concern increased by one to 4,260. The breakdown of the known types of cases is as follows:
- 3,384 cases of alpha version
- 746 Cases of Delta Edition (increase of one)
- 124 cases of gamma variant
- Two cases of beta version
- a case of kappa version
- a case of zeta version
There are also two cases listed using older code numbers, one described as B.1.617 and the other listed as B.1.617.3.
More information health unit. can be obtained at Summary of COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London.
admitted to hospital
The London Health Sciences Center is caring for 10 patients with COVID-19.
Five or fewer patients are in an adult critical care/intensive care unit.
There are zero COVID-19 patients in the Children’s Hospital and zero patients in Pediatric Critical Care.
The number of staff cases remains at five or less.
St Joseph’s Health Care London (SJHCL) is reporting two non-outbreak cases involving healthcare workers.
MLHU is reporting the outbreak at the Dearness Home in 5E, which was declared on 6 October, which Dr Chris McKee, the medical officer for health, described as a “precautionary” on Thursday, with only two confirmed cases confirmed at the time. Had happened.
The following schools have also reported outbreaks:
- Lord Elgin Public School, Announced 26 September
- St. Catherine of Siena Elementary School declared on 1 October
- London Christian High, October 1. declared
- St. Kateri Catholic School, announced 7 October
Lord Elgin has been closed since 29 September but is expected to reopen on 12 October. “In terms of how the school operates, it’s really the school’s decision,” Mackie said.
There are currently no active outbreaks in child care or early years centres. However, one case each has been reported at Kidlogic London and Maitland Early Childhood Learning Centre.
According to MLHU, the following are cases involving schools:
- Banting Annex Adult ESL (One Case)
- Catholic Central High School (a case)
- Eagle Heights Public School (A Case)
- Evelyn Harrison Public School (A Case)
- Glen Cairn Public School (one case)
- Glencoe District High School (a case)
- London Christian High (four cases)
- Lord Elgin Public School (four cases, TVDSB is reporting five active cases and 14 recoveries)
- Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School (A Case)
- Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School (a case)
- St. Anthony’s Catholic French Immersion School (A Case)
- St. Catherine of Siena Elementary School (a case)
- St. Kateri Catholic School (two cases)
- St. Theresa Catholic School (two cases)
The health unit said at least 103 cases have been reported since the start of the school year, including primary and secondary schools, and child care/early year centres.
Vaccinations and Testing
As of the end of the day on October 2, 82.1 percent of residents 12 and older have been fully vaccinated and 87.2 percent have taken at least one dose.
Since August 27, 66.25 percent of all cases (or 528 out of 797 cases) and 70.59 percent (or 24 out of 34 hospitals) in all hospitals accounted for non-vaccinated individuals.
Meanwhile, 22.58 percent (or 180 out of 797 cases) of all cases involved people who had been fully vaccinated, while 23.53 percent (eight out of 34) of all hospitalizations involved people who had been completely vaccinated. was vaccinated from.
The remaining cases involved individuals who had been partially vaccinated or had not yet been protected by vaccination.
Of the eight COVID-19-related deaths reported in the past six weeks, half involved people who were not vaccinated, two involved people who were fully vaccinated, one involved someone who One who was partially vaccinated and one involved someone who was not yet protected from vaccination.
Any person who wants to get tested for COVID-19 can get information about Locations of testing sites on the health unit’s website.
The latest COVID-19 test positivity rate in the region stood at 1.8 per cent for the week of September 26, unchanged from the week of September 19.
Ontario reported 573 cases and 10 deaths on Friday.
Of the 573 cases, 300 involved non-vaccinated individuals, 33 were partially vaccinated, 192 were fully vaccinated and 48 cases involved people with an unknown immunization status.
as of friday report good, 104 in Toronto, 80 in Peel area, 41 in York area, 35 in Windsor-Essex, 34 in Ottawa and 31 in Middlesex-London.
All other health units reported less than 30 cases. The province also notes that what this counts may differ from what local public health units report.