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PHOTOS: Remembering Prince Philip's Forest City visits

Prince Philip, husband to England's Queen Elizabeth, has died at age 99. As his death makes worldwide news, it's also stirred memories here – the other London – of his visits to the Forest City over his decades of royal life. He was here in 1951 and 1959 with the Queen, and again in 1983. Here are several photos from the LFP Archives of those memorable visits: Read More

LHSC postpones non-emergent surgeries

The London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) says it’s delaying non-urgent surgeries to accommodate the growing number of COVID-19 patients across the province.

On Thursday, the Ontario government’s health agency told hospitals across the province to begin ramping down on care visits that are considered a priority.

Many hospitals in COVID “hot spots” are nearing or have reached capacity which has necessitated the transfer of patients between hospitals.

COVID-19 cases associated with two Grey Bruce schools

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with two local school boards to address a confirmed case of COVID-19 and an outbreak.

On Friday, the health unit reported a single case of COVID-19 associated with Notre Dame Catholic School in Owen Sound. Public health officials reported no bus routes are involved with this case.

COVID-19 cases climb in Midwestern Ontario Friday

Huron Perth Public Health reported 34 active cases of COVID-19, after adding another 10 cases Friday.  25 variants of concern have been detected in Huron Perth.  One person is in hospital fighting the virus

Public Health officials in Wellington county added sixteen new cases Friday, and reported 59 active cases.  Across Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, there were 87 new cases Friday. There are 441 active cases, and five hospitalizations.  Four people are in the ICU.

King’s University College, Western University residences declare COVID-19 outbreaks

A King’s University College student residence and a seventh dormitory at Western University have confirmed outbreaks of COVID-19.

The Middlesex London Health Unit declared the two outbreaks on Friday.

Dr. David Malloy, the principal of the Western affiliate, said seven students at King’s Commons, an upper-year apartment style residence on Richmond Street, have tested positive for the virus. Those individuals are now in quarantine.

139 new COVID-19 infections, more than 1,000 active cases in London-area

People under the age of 30 continue to drive a surge of COVID-19 cases in the London region.

The Middlesex London Health Unit reported 139 new infections on Friday, the third straight day daily case numbers have been in the triple-digits. It is also the fourth time this week more than 100 new cases were reported in a single day.

Of the newly confirmed infections on Friday, 80 were among people 29 years of age or younger. Roughly 6 in 10 new cases involve younger people.