For Immediate Release:
March 17, 2020
London Health Sciences Centre can confirm that two new positive cases of COVID-19 were assessed at our hospital.
The first is a woman in her 40s who the Middlesex-London Health Unit has confirmed recently travelled to St. Maarten.
The second confirmed case is a woman in her 20s who is a health-care worker at London Health Sciences Centre’s University Hospital. She recently returned from travel to Las Vegas. The worker was involved in patient care and interacted with colleagues. All patients and staff who had direct interaction with this individual are being notified, and advised to self-isolate for 14 days.
These are the third and fourth confirmed cases assessed at London Health Sciences Centre.