Coronavirus: 5 cases, 27 recoveries in London-Middlesex; 8 in hospital, 14 staff infected, LHSC says

Coronavirus: 5 cases, 27 recoveries in London-Middlesex; 8 in hospital, 14 staff infected, LHSC says

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Five people have tested positive for the coronavirus in London and Middlesex while 27 others have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported Monday.

The region’s total case count stands at 1,367, of which 1,180 have recovered. Sixty-three people have also died during the pandemic, most recently on Nov. 7.

There are at least 124 known active cases of the coronavirus in the London-Middlesex region as of Monday. Health officials reported 15 cases and 21 recoveries on Sunday.

The update comes as the city and county move into the more restrictive yellow-protect tier of the province’s colour-coded framework. The health unit is expected to issue more details regarding local impact Monday.

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Of the five cases reported on Monday, all are from London and all are under the age of 30, health unit figures show.

Two involve people aged 19 or younger, while three involve people in their 20s. All five contracted the virus through close contact with a confirmed case.

It comes after a weekend that saw 39 cases, with just over half tied to people under the age of 30 — three aged 19 or younger and 18 in their 20s. Thirty-four recoveries were also reported, according to the health unit.…

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