The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 38 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, although the total number of cases rose by 41 to 14,975, a discrepancy likely due to data cleaning.
Friday’s number of cases is the highest number of cases reported in a single day since September 15, although the health unit initially reported only 33 cases on September 16, when the previous day’s figures were reported .
There are currently 193 active cases (an increase of 25), 14,530 cured (an increase of 16) and 252 deaths (unchanged).
The most recent deaths were reported on 22 November and included a non-vaccinated man in his 60s and a fully vaccinated woman in her 80s.
The rate of active cases is highest among those 18-24, with 33 cases equivalent to 62.5 cases per 100,000 population.
The 0-11 age group has the second highest rate of active cases per 100,000 population, with 33 cases per 100,000 people at 51.2 cases. Since last Friday, only people between the ages of five and 11 have been able to get the vaccine, while children under five are still not eligible.
Information about the local type of concern data can be obtained by visiting the health unit Summary of COVID-19 cases on Middlesex-London page and click on the “Case Status” tab.
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The London Health Sciences Center (LHSC) is caring for 13 patients with COVID-19 on Friday, down five from Thursday, six in the adult critical care or intensive care unit, with a reduction of two.
On 29 November, the LHSC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Adam DuCello, reiterated that, over the past four weeks, nearly two-thirds of LHSC’s COVID-19 admissions have come from outside London-Middlesex.
LHSC’s Children’s Hospital had five or fewer patients with COVID-19, with five or fewer in pediatric critical care as of Thursday.
Five or fewer staff members had tested positive for COVID-19.
St Joseph’s Health Care London is reporting zero cases involving healthcare workers.
MLHU, at Fanshawe College’s Merlin House residence, which has been announced on November 28, and at Western University’s Saugeen-Maitland Hall residence, on November 27, are reporting outbreaks.
As of Monday, eight students were involved in the outbreak in Western. Three cases were linked to the fanshave outbreak as of Monday.
According to MLHU, the following schools have active cases associated with them:
- Abby Lucas Secondary School (a case)
- Blessed Sacrament Catholic School (A Case)
- Cedar Hollow Public School (A Case)
- Glen Cairn Public School (one case)
- London South Collegiate Institute (A Case)
- Mountsfield Public School (two cases)
- Riverside Public School (a case)
- Ryerson Public School (a case)
- St. Andre Bessette Secondary School (one case)
- St. Anthony’s Catholic French Immersion School (A Case)
- St. George’s Public School (a case)
- St. Jude Catholic School (a case)
- St. Paul’s Catholic School (A Case)
- Stonybrook Public School (a case)
- Tecumseh Public School (two cases)
- West Oaks French Emerson Public School (two cases)
No active cases have been registered in the Child Care and Early Years Centers under the jurisdiction of MLHU.
The health unit says at least 285 cases have been reported in primary and secondary schools as well as child care and early years centers since the start of the school year.
Vaccinations and Testing
According to MLHU, 90.2 percent of residents aged 12 years and above have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of November 27, while 87.5 percent have been fully vaccinated.
Of the entire population aged five years and older, 83.3 percent have received at least one dose, while 80.8 percent are fully vaccinated.
As for the immunization status of cases, the MLHU says non-vaccinated individuals accounted for 45.42 percent of all cases (248 out of 546) and 45.0 percent of hospitalizations (nine out of 20) since October 22. is accounted for.
Of the seven COVID-19-related deaths reported in the past six weeks, four involved individuals who had not been vaccinated, one partially vaccinated and one non-vaccinated. included who had been fully vaccinated.
On the website of the health unit, residents can find information pop-up clinic, mass vaccination clinics and pharmacies; Vaccination guide out of state, logistic support for those in need; even more,
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 2.1 per cent for the week of November 21, up from 1.6 per cent for the week of November 14.
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The province reported 1,031 cases on Friday, of which 504 involved unvaccinated persons, marking the highest daily number of cases since 1,033 cases were reported on May 30.
However, the volume of testing increased on Friday and the hospital’s ICU remained relatively stable.
as of friday report good, 133 in Toronto, 106 in Simcoe Muskoka, 68 in Windsor-Essex, 60 in Peel area, 59 in Sudbury, 58 in Ottawa and 56 in York area. All other health units reported less than 50 cases.
Four more deaths were reported on Friday.