Thursday, March 4, 2021

18th positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Chatham-Kent

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 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.

Visit Ontario’s website, 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.

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

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