13 new coronavirus cases in London-Middlesex, 4 recoveries, no new deaths

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported an additional 13 cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the region’s total to 456.

One of these cases is linked to a resident in a senior care home. Eleven new cases are in London, and two are in Strathroy-Caradoc.

The death count remains the same at 43 and the total number of recoveries sits at 299, with four more on Monday.

The number of cases in senior care homes rose to 137 — 89 residents and 48 staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and 23 people have died.

Huron and Perth

Health officials in Huron and Perth counties did not report any new cases, deaths or recoveries on Monday.

The total number of cases remains the same at 49, as does the death toll at five.

The number of recoveries stays at 39.

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) says the outbreak at Greenwood Court in Stratford has been declared over on Monday.

Four deaths are linked to the outbreak, where six residents and 10 staff tested positive.

Sarnia and Lambton

Lambton Public Health (LPH) says six more people have recovered and did not report any new cases or deaths as of late Sunday night.

The total number of cases in the region remains at 200 with 142 recoveries and 17 deaths.

One outbreak remains active — at Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia, where four residents tested positive, including two who died earlier this week. Two staff are also confirmed positive.

According to the health unit, long-term care and retirement home residents and health-care workers account for at least 19 per cent and 14 per cent of cases, respectively.

The health unit says it has received 4,240 test results.

According to Sarnia’s Bluewater Health hospital, eight COVID-19 patients are currently in hospital, one more than the day before.

There are also 17 people who are suspected positive or are awaiting tests, six more than the day before.

— With files from Global News’ Ryan Rocca

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