Sunday, March 7, 2021

Two more positive COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

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.

For the most up to date, local information visit www.ckpublichealth.com/covid19, call the intake line at 519-355-1071 ext. 1900 or email covid19@chatham-kent.ca

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Details, here.

For a list of local cancellations, postponement and further updates, click here.

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