New COVID-19 cases in Wellington County

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Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health reports nine new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the past 24 hours, including one in Wellington County.

There have been 18 deaths, with two of those in Wellington.

Several long term care homes are fighting outbreaks, including Royal Terrace in Palmerston, and Strathcona in Mount Forest.

One Wellington County resident is in hospital, and two others are in the ICU>