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22 new COVID-19 cases in the London area Thursday, no deaths | CBC News

Recent developments:

What’s the latest situation for the London area?

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 22 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths on Thursday.

There have been 65 additional confirmations of the delta variant of concern since Monday. The delta variant continues to be the most prominent variant in the region.

The health unit posted 14 recoveries on Thursday, with 204 known active cases in the region. The rolling seven-day average of daily cases is holding steady at 21.

London Health Sciences Centre says it is treating 11 patients with COVID-19-related illnesses. There are five or fewer patients in adult critical care.

Five or fewer staff members at the hospital network have tested positive for the virus and are in quarantine.

COVID-19 cases at London schools

There were eight additional cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday:

  • Kensal Park French Immersion Public School.
  • Oliver Stephens Public School.
  • St. Francis Catholic School.
  • St. Thomas More Catholic School (3 cases).
  • Holy Family Elementary School.
  • St. Marguertie D’Youville Catholic Elementary School.

An active outbreak remains in place at École élémentaire La Pommeraie after five members of the school community tested positive for COVID-19. There have not been any additional cases reported at the school since the outbreak was declared on Sept. 17.

There have now been 52 cases of COVID-19 reported at London-area schools and four cases at child care centres in September.

Here’s where the pop-up vaccination clinics are

The MLHU is hosting four pop-up clinics on Wednesday:

  • White Oaks Mall, 1105 Wellington Rd, London, available until 7 p.m.
  • CitiPlaza – MLHU office, 355 Wellington Street, available until 4 p.m.
  • Louise Arbour French Immersion Public School, 365 Belfield Street, available from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Aberdeen Public School, 580 Grey Street, available from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For a full list of pop-up walk-in clinics happening over the weekend, visit the MLHU’s website here. Vaccinations are also available at mass-vaccination sites in London.

COVID-19 updates across the region

Southwestern Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Thursday. There are 50 ongoing cases in Elgin-Oxford. 

Huron Perth Public Heath reported three new COVID-19 cases and no deaths on Thursday. There are 27 known active cases in the region.

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