Woolwich & Wellesley Township's Local Community Newspaper | Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Get notified of breaking news and more in the community.

Sign up for The Weekly. A Round up of the most important stories of the week, Breaking News and additional exclusive content just for subscribers.

10 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region

Male doctor showing medical covid-19 corona virus report on a tablet in doctors office or hospital.

There are now 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, according to figures released this morning (March 18) by the Public Health department.

Nine of the cases involved residents returned from travelling, while one, a man in his 20s, is believed to have acquired the virus through close contact. The latest case involves a woman in her 40s who had travelled to Pakistan. She is currently self-isolating at home.

In Ontario, the Ministry of Health reports there are 183 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of March 18. The province reports it has approved 11,171 patients for testing, of whom 9,415 were found to have tested negative. Of the remainder, 1,567 cases are currently under investigation, and five have been resolved. The province has now seen its first death from the coronavirus.

Previous Article

Auger, Earl C.

Next Article

Beer isn't just enjoyable, it can be good for the environment

Related Posts
observerxtra.com uses cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. See Cookie Policy.