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

1st round vaccinations in long-term care complete in Windsor, underway in London

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s medical officer of health says the region is the first in the province to complete the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations at long-term care homes. … 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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 cases in London-Middlesex more than double with 6 new cases

The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported six new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the total to 11. The health unit says those who’ve tested positive for the illness … Read More