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20 new COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London Tuesday

The Middlesex London Health Unit is reporting 20 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and no deaths.

Here's what you need to know about coronavirus in our region

Public Health Nurse Jill Seara prepares a vial of the the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the vaccine clinic in Mount Brydges, Ont. (Kate Dubinski/CBC News)

Recent developments:

  • The province says details on how to register for a COVID-19 vaccine are coming soon
  • There were 975 new COVID-19 cases and 12 more deaths across Ontario
  • About 1,000 people are being vaccinated in the region daily

What's the latest for London and area?

The Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting 20 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and no deaths. The seven-day average case count is at 12, up from the previous day of 10.

The health unit posted 16 recoveries. There are now 107 known active cases in the London area.

There have been no new deaths reported by MLHU in 10 days.

COVID-19 in the region and beyond

Southwestern Public Health, which takes in Elgin-Oxord, reported six new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and no deaths. There are currently 35 ongoing cases in the region. The majority of active cases are in Oxford County, with 17 in Woodstock. There are eight active cases in St. Thomas.

There were no new cases reported by Huron Perth Public Health. Nine of the 15 cases reported Monday were reassigned to another health unit. There are currently 19 ongoing cases in the region.

Meanwhile, there were 975 new COVID-19 cases reported across the province, along with 12 more deaths.

The province announced today that Ontarians should expect details very soon on how they will be able to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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