COVID-19: MLHU would support mandatory vaccination at Western University

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says it would support a mandatory vaccination policy at Western University, should the university wish to implement such a policy. Western announced in May that it … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 7 cases, 10 recoveries

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton On Thursday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 12 new cases July 21

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported twelve COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU adds 3 cases, says over half of residents 12+ fully vaccinated

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported three new … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 19 cases from Saturday to Monday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 19 new … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London reports 10 cases, 6 recoveries July 16

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton On Friday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported … Read More

MLHU lifts Oct. 2020 orders for sports, fitness ahead of Friday’s move to Step 3

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says its last remaining Section 22 Class Order, which placed COVID-19-related restrictions on indoor sports and recreational fitness activities, is now lifted. The health unit says … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 9 new cases, 1 more death

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported nine new … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 12 new cases, SWPH and LPH each report 1 death

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 12 new … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 8 cases, 2 deaths on Tuesday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Eight cases of COVID-19 and two deaths, … Read More

MLHU focuses on outreach amid ‘4th wave’ of COVID-19 in unvaccinated people

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is hoping to reach unvaccinated residents amid what medical officer of health Dr. Chris Mackie has described as a “fourth wave of COVID” among that subset … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 7 cases, 9 recoveries Friday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported seven new … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 7 new cases, confirms 7 more Delta variant cases

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported seven new … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU announces series of pop-up, walk-in vaccine clinics

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is making it even easier to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of its effort to support a two-dose summer and prepare for the return to … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 9 new cases, 8 recoveries

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario  The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting nine new COVID-19 cases and eight recoveries, bringing the local case count to … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU adds 4 cases, says 34.8% of residents 12+ fully vaccinated

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting four … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 16 cases, 19 recoveries Saturday through Monday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The total number of COVID-19 cases reported … Read More

Outbreak declared after 6 COVID-19 cases tied to indoor church gatherings: MLHU

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 outbreak tied to Christ Embassy Church in London, Ont., after six cases involving people who attended indoor gatherings. The health unit is … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 21 new cases Thursday and Friday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The total number of COVID-19 cases reported … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 10 cases, 2 recoveries on Wednesday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 10 new … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 9 new cases, SWPH total case count drops by 4

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton On Tuesday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 5 cases, 7 recoveries Monday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported five COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19: Outbreak declared after 14 cases linked to London funeral; dozens asked to quarantine

Dozens of people who attended a funeral service and burial earlier this month in the city are being urged to quarantine and to get tested, after 14 cases of COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19: 1 death, 71 cases in London-Middlesex as region records 10,000th case

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton One death and 71 new … Read More

Coronavirus: 19 inmates, 13 staff members infected in EMDC outbreak, health unit says

What began early last week as a coronavirus outbreak involving four staff members at London’s troubled provincial jail has ballooned to include at least 32 people, with more cases anticipated … Read More

Father confirms London, Ont., 19-year-old died from COVID-19

The father of a 19-year-old in London, Ont., is confirming his son died from COVID-19 and says lies are being spread on social media. On Saturday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit … Read More

Health officials unable to confirm London, Ont., teen died from COVID-19

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) says it won’t be able to confirm whether Yassin Dabeh died from COVID-19, after the 19-year-old was reported to be the region’s youngest death related … Read More

Initial doses of COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in London, Ont., within days

Less than an hour after the province announced the London Health Sciences Centre was among 17 additional hospitals that will be receiving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine over the next two weeks, … Read More

Thames Valley board reports COVID-19 cases at 4 schools in London, Woodstock

The Thames Valley District School Board is reporting that positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified at four of its schools on Thursday. A positive case was found at AB … Read More

What went wrong? 10 dead, more than 100 infected in University Hospital COVID-19 outbreaks

Middlesex-London Health Unit medical officer of health Dr. Chris Mackie says the University Hospital COVID-19 outbreaks are now associated with 10 deaths and over 100 cases. He also told Global … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 new deaths, 38 new cases in London-Middlesex

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 38 … Read More

Coronavirus: 4 deaths, at least 80 cases tied to University Hospital outbreaks

COVID-19 cases and deaths tied to outbreaks at the London Health Sciences Centre’s (LHSC) University Hospital (UH) campus continue to climb, sitting at at least 80 cases and four deaths … Read More

Coronavirus: 33 new cases, 1 new death in London-Middlesex

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 33 … 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

How Western University’s largest COVID-19 cluster happened

Three households, one night at a club and a few other gatherings are responsible for the majority of the 28 novel coronavirus cases identified so far among Western University students, … Read More

Anger from London, Ont. mayor amid growing coronavirus outbreak: ‘You are going to kill someone’

A growing outbreak of COVID-19 sparked anger and frustration from Ed Holder, the mayor of London, Ont., on Thursday. Earlier in the day, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) said that … 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: no new cases, 8 recoveries reported in London-Middlesex

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported no new positive tests for the novel coronavirus on Friday and eight recoveries. The region’s total case count remains at 726, with recoveries climbing … Read More

Coronavirus: 3 cases in London-Middlesex, 5 in Elgin and Oxford, outbreak declared in Sarnia-Lambton

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting three more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the region on Tuesday, while one more case has been listed as … 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

Face coverings mandated in enclosed indoor public spaces as of Saturday: Dr. Chris Mackie

While he maintains the local risk of infection is low, the medical officer of health for the Middlesex-London Health Unit says as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, face coverings will be … 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

Middlesex-London Health Unit mandates masks for transit riders, some businesses

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) says the time has come to implement a mandatory mask policy — in certain, “specific circumstances” — in an effort to protect against the spread … Read More

London health officials in Windsor as region deals with large coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Alex Summers is among three staff from the Middlesex-London Health Unit offering support to the Windsor-Essex County region as it faces an extensive outbreak of the novel coronavirus in … Read More

London transit chair wants mandated masks, medical officer of health says there’s no need

London Transit Commission (LTC) chair and councillor  Phil Squire wants the Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) to make face masks mandatory on city buses amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. This … Read More

Middlesex-London Health Unit confirms first case of coronavirus at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

The one new case of the novel coronavirus reported by the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) on Thursday is the first case involving an inmate at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC). … Read More

Regional Stage 2 reopening described as ‘balanced’ but tourism concerns remain for Middlesex-London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is among those in the province that will see the additional relaxing of restrictions as part of the province’s Phase 2 Stage 2 reopening plans. … 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

MLHU medical officer of health sends mixed messages on family gatherings amid pandemic

As the Province of Ontario prepares to reopen the economy and communities get set to relax coronavirus safety measures, information from the Middlesex-London Health Unit has been anything but clear. … Read More

Coronavirus outbreak at St. Joseph’s Hospice in London, Ont., declared ‘resolved’

St. Joseph’s Hospice says the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) declared a recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus “resolved” as of April 28. The outbreak impacted 13 staff members and five … Read More

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