The 18th positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Chatham-Kent.
CK Public Health Unit officials say the case, which was reported on April 8, involves a woman in her 20s and is linked to close contact.
The woman is currently in self-isolation.
There is currently one person in hospital from Chatham-Kent with a positive COVID-19 case.
So far, four people from Chatham-Kent have recovered from COVID-19 and one person has died.
A total of 447 tests have been administered in Chatham-Kent and there are 89 pending tests.
“Please note that confirmed cases and tests reported are among residents of Chatham-Kent and numbers may differ from those reported by Chatham-Kent Health Alliance,” CK Public Health officials stated.
CKHA officials say the total number of unique patients who had a positive result is 20.
For more information about COVID-19, residents are asked to visit
http://www.ckpublichealth.com/covid19 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.
Visit Ontario’s website, www.Ontario.ca/coronavirus to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Details, here.
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