3 new COVID-19 deaths in London this week, hospitalized Pi News

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Three more people have died of COVID-19 in Middlesex-London this week because hospital admissions with the virus are consistent.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) announced on Tuesday that a woman in her 90s had died. Two more deaths were reported on Thursday, including a man in his 70s and a woman in his 80s.

There are now 14 COVID-19-related deaths in April, and 375 deaths since the outbreak.

The seven-day rolling average for daily reported high-risk cases is stable at 89. The number of known active cases is 870, down more than 100 from the previous week. According to the Department of Health, the actual number of cases in the community is estimated to be very high as the test is monitored only for high-risk organizations.

As of April 23, 88.2 percent of residents aged five and over had been fully vaccinated against Govt-19, with no change from the previous week. MLHU continues to urge everyone 12 years of age and older to receive a third booster dose of the vaccine. People aged 60 and over, First Nation, Inuit and Métis people 18 and over can get the fourth booster.

To learn more about vaccination in Middlesex-London, visit the Health Division’s website.

Admission to Govt-19 hospitals is steady

The London Health Sciences Center (LHSC) on Friday posted 48 patients suffering from COVID-19 in local hospitals, down from 11 on Monday, but the same level as last Friday.

The number of people receiving treatment specifically for the virus accounted for 41.6 percent of the total patients, while 58.3 percent tested positive when admitted for other diseases. Eleven patients with Covit-19 are in intensive care.

Currently 215 LHSC staff have been tested and isolated in favor of the virus, down by 63 from the same day last week.

There are three active COVID-19 outbreaks in the hospital network, one at the University Hospital at U4 Medicine 100 and the lower 200 at Wings and two at Victoria Hospital, including the C6-200 Sub-Acute Medicine Unit and the B4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. .

The pediatric hospital has eight patients with Govit-19 disease and five or fewer pediatric patients.

“We are always concerned about the increase in COVID inpatients, and this is especially true for pediatric patients,” said Dr. Adam Duklo, chief medical officer at LHSC. For other diseases.

“I hope these numbers reflect the high infection rates we have seen in our community over the past two weeks,” he said, adding that hospitalization is a lagging indicator of cases in the community and is expected to be hospitalized when positive cases decrease. Follow.

Across the province of Govt-19

Ontario on Friday reported 1,679 patients to hospital with COVID-19, of which 209 patients are in intensive care, down five from the same day last week. The Ministry of Health said 44 percent of patients were admitted directly for Govt-19 symptoms.

20 additional COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Ontario on Friday, 12,791 since the outbreak began.