Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
COVID-19 Cases at LHSC

LHSC inpatient and staff positive cases will be updated Monday-Friday. 

To protect the privacy of our patients we are unable to share further site or acuity details unless there are more than five COVID-19 positive patients. 

Patient Status
LHSC is caring for 166 inpatients with COVID-19.

23 inpatients with COVID-19 are in adult Critical Care/ICU. 

Nine inpatients with COVID-19 are in Children's Hospital.

Five or fewer inpatients with COVID-19 are in Paediatric Critical Care.

The total number of inpatients breaks out to the following:

  • 79 are being treated with COVID-19
  • 87 are being treated for COVID-19

Staff positive for COVID-19
308 staff have currently tested positive for COVID-19.

Updated January 20

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving in Ontario. LHSC continues to take actions to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 and protect our staff, physicians, patients, families and visitors. We want to reassure the community that LHSC remains safe.

LHSC has a community line you can call at 519-663-3735, or toll-free at 1-833-405-8382.

If you are patient with an appointment or surgery, please visit the service changes page to learn about changes in clinical services. Your care team will reach out directly if they need to make changes to your scheduled appointments or procedures.

Please monitor this website or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

LHSC News about COVID-19:

December 22, 2021
Visiting the hospital? Please see our updated visitor policy

March 11, 2021
COVID-19: One year on

January 15, 2021
Message regarding COVID-19 outbreak at University Hospital Emergency Department

December 22, 2020
New visitor restrictions coming December 26

November 30, 2020
Ambulatory care reductions at LHSC’s University Hospital

November 27, 2020
LHSC announces additional measures in response to COVID-19 outbreak at University Hospital

November 27, 2020
A message to our community from Dr. Paul Woods

November 26, 2020
COVID-19 Outbreaks at University Hospital

September 25, 2020 
COVID-19 testing instruments repaired

September 24, 2020
COVID-19 tests results are temporarily exceeding 24-hour turnaround

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