Two more Chatham-Kent residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
CK Public Health officials say both males, aged 40 and 45 years old, are self-isolating at their homes.
CK Public Health is connecting with close contacts of these cases.
The contacts will be directed to self-isolate for 14 days.
Public Health is unable to connect these two new cases to travel outside of Canada.
“An increase in positive cases was not unexpected,” stated Chatham-Kent’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Colby, in a media release.
“Our goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We need all Chatham-Kent residents and businesses to do their part. Please continue to practice social distancing, follow good hand hygiene, and avoid unnecessary trips outside of your home.”
Chatham-Kent now has four confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Details, here.
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