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

LHSC will update the number of staff who have tested positive, and status of patient cases with COVID-19 on Mondays. To protect the privacy of our patients and staff, we will no longer be sharing the below numbers unless there are more than five COVID-19 positive patients in hospital or more than five staff testing positive for COVID-19.

Patient Status

The number of inpatients with COVID-19 is stable at five or less.

Staff positive for COVID-19
The number of staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 is stable at five or less.

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.

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LHSC News about COVID-19:

September 25, 2020 
COVID-19 testing instruments repaired

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

September 24, 2020
Over 500 patients take advantage of Children’s Hospital Virtual Emergency Clinic

July 7, 2020
Urgent COVID-19 Care Clinic at LHSC is supporting patients diagnosed with COVID-19

June 4, 2020
LHSC gradually expands clinical services during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2020
LHSC develops resources to support expectant parents during COVID-19

May 13, 2020
New device could reduce COVID-19 infection risk and demand for invasive ventilators

May 11, 2020
Children’s Hospital launches virtual emergency clinic

May 1, 2020
LHSC’s Victoria Hospital shining bright and blue for essential workers 

May 1, 2020
LHSC continues to provide urgent and emergency care during COVID-19 pandemic

April 7, 2020
Media Release: Construction of LHSC field hospital underway to prepare for potential COVID-19 influx

April 3, 2020
A message to our community

March 31, 2020
Updated visitor restrictions

March 30, 2020
Media statement regarding PPE standards, conservation and work refusal process

March 29, 2020
Further reductions in non-urgent and emergent care at LHSC

March 28, 2020
First COVID-19 Related Death at LHSC 

March 20, 2020  
New visitor restrictions at LHSC amid COVID-19 precautions

March 17, 2020
LHSC assessed two confirmed cases of COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Changes at LHSC due to COVID-19 precautions

March 14, 2020
LHSC assessed a confirmed second case of COVID-19 

January 31, 2020
LHSC assessed a now confirmed case of novel coronavirus