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2022-04-05
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Public health officers at three southwestern Ontario health units are issuing newThe province announced last week they could apply to hold vaccination clinics on-site and jump ahead of current vaccination requirements.?recommendations in a bid to limit?the spread of COVID-19 amid a concerning outbreak of the Omicron variant in London, Ont.

Medical officers of health representing Middlesex-London,?Oxford-Elgin and Huron-Perth held a joint news conference ThursdayThe first time durin, recommending indoor gatherings in private dwellings be limited to 10 people as case counts and positivity rates for COVID-19 trend upward. Anyone older than 12 at those gatherings should be vaccinated, health officials said.

Dr. Alex SummersThe Midwest and West,, acting medical officer of health at the?Middlesex-London Health Unit, said the spike in cases is being driven by social gatherings in private spaces and there are concerns more?holiday gatherings will continue to fuel new cases.??

When asked why people are being asked to curtail Christmas parties when malls and sporting venues are open, Summers said the decision was based on where new cases of COVID-19 are being contractedare permitted with a limit of 15 people (including household gatherings)..

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