A new COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA).
Lambton Public Health is reporting an average of 10 confirmed cases a day over the last week, up from seven a week ago.
Hundreds of local residents were quick to book their fourth COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, when eligibility was expanded for all Ontarians 18-years-old and up.
Lambton Public Health reported less than two dozen new cases of COVID-19 in the last week.
The Middlesex London Health Unit said on Tuesday a man in his 80s who was not associated with a long-term care or retirement home is the latest person to succumb to the virus.
The individual was in their 80s, was not linked to a long-term care home, and had three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
There was a slight rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations in London on Friday, but the number of people admitted to the intensive care unit with the virus saw no change.
A man in his 90s is the sixth person in London and Middlesex County to succumb to the virus this week.
It is the first time since late February the London region has recorded more than three COVID-19 related deaths in a single day.
Lambton Public Health is reporting fewer than 30 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week.