COVID-19: 128 new cases, record 94 hospitalized in London-Middlesex; more people vaccine-eligible

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Health officials in London and … Read More

Celebrate holidays safely and at a distance, urges head of St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

The head of St. Thomas’s hospital is urging residents of Elgin County to celebrate the holidays responsibly as multiple regional outbreaks and steadily high case counts place the hospital’s already … Read More

Coronavirus: 6 new cases in London-Middlesex as region’s pandemic case tally surpasses 1,000

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in London and Middlesex during the pandemic surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday after the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported six new cases. It comes on … Read More

28 Western University students test positive for coronavirus, prompting tightened restrictions

Western University in London, Ont., says at least 28 of its students have tested positive for the coronavirus. In an update Thursday afternoon, the university said the majority of cases … Read More

Coronavirus: London-Middlesex reports 2 cases; Elgin-Oxford sees largest single-day spike

Two people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in London and Middlesex, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported Wednesday. The total case tally for the region now … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 cases reported as MLHU data review raises local recovery tally by 29

Two people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, while the number of recovered cases has jumped by nearly 30 following a review of health unit data, health officials in … Read More

Spike in coronavirus cases not likely following Saturday’s Black Lives Matter rally: Mackie

The medical officer of health for London and Middlesex says he doesn’t expect there to be a spike in novel coronavirus cases as a result of the mass turnout over … Read More

Coronavirus: Number of cases among migrant workers rises to 21 at St. Thomas-area farm

The number of confirmed cases among migrant workers at a St. Thomas-area greenhouse operation has risen to 21, local health officials say. The first case involving a worker at Ontario … Read More

Worker at London, Ont., Real Canadian Superstore tests positive on presumptive coronavirus test

An employee at the Real Canadian Superstore location on Oxford Street East at Gammage Street in London, Ont., has tested positive on a presumptive test for the novel coronavirus, the … Read More

London, Ont. researchers examining use of A.I. to diagnose COVID-19 through lung ultrasounds

A research team at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute is working to determine whether trained artificial intelligence can be used to diagnose COVID-19 by comparing lung ultrasound scans of positive … Read More

Western Archives project looks to collect local experiences of COVID-19 pandemic

London-area residents are being invited to share their COVID-19-related creations, experiences and stories as part of a project by Western Archives aimed at helping future generations learn about the local … Read More

COVID-19 pandemic to affect nearly 400,000 elective surgeries across Canada by mid-June: study

A newly released study projects that nearly 400,000 elective surgeries across Canada will have been cancelled or delayed across the country by mid-June due to the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a … Read More

Coronavirus: Western University face shield initiative sees production boost from General Dynamics

An initiative launched by Western University to design and produce face shields for frontline medical workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic is getting some big support from General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada … Read More

Coronavirus: 10 new cases reported in London-Middlesex, eight at long-term care homes: MLHU

Ten more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in London and Middlesex, eight of them at local long-term care homes, while seven people have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health … Read More

Coronavirus: 3 deaths, 2 new cases reported at London-Middlesex seniors’ facilities: MLHU

The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in London and Middlesex rose to 26 on Thursday after health officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported three new deaths, all … Read More

Western University opens Perth Hall to local front-line health-care workers

Local medical professionals working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic now have another place to stay if they’re concerned about bringing the virus home to their loved ones, … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 deaths, 17 new cases reported in London-Middlesex

Two more people have died and 17 others have tested positive for novel coronavirus, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) said Monday, while health officials in Huron-Perth and Sarnia-Lambton … Read More

London, Ont., region sees largest one-day spike as 24 new coronavirus cases reported

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported its largest daily surge of novel coronavirus cases with 24 new cases on Friday and two more deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed … Read More

London, Ont., company to assemble low-cost ventilators as part of global collaboration

A London, Ont.-based industrial tech company is doing its part to supply Canadian medical facilities with much-needed ventilators as part of a consortium of Canadian entrepreneurs and philanthropists formed in … Read More

Coronavirus: 1 death, 20 new cases confirmed in London-Middlesex, health unit says

Officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported one additional death involving a novel coronavirus patient on Monday, along with 20 newly confirmed cases. It brings the total number of confirmed … Read More

No, you shouldn’t intentionally infect yourself with the novel coronavirus, says London, Ont. epidemiologist

Intentionally infecting yourself with the novel coronavirus is a very, very bad idea, and you shouldn’t do it. That message from London, Ont. epidemiologist, Greta Bauer, may seen obvious, but … Read More

8 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, 17 recoveries in London-Middlesex; total now 170

Health officials in London and Middlesex reported eight more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus Thursday, while one person has died, and 17 others have recovered. It brings the … Read More

Coronavirus: London world champion swimmer reacts to Canada’s withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics

London-born world champion swimmer Maggie MacNeil says she agrees with the Canadian Olympic Committee’s (COC) decision to keep Canadian athletes from attending the 2020 Summer Olympics if the Games aren’t … Read More

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in London-Middlesex, bringing local total to 14

Local health officials on Monday reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the London and Middlesex-area, bringing the local total to 14. The two cases involve a male in … Read More