There have been no new positive COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent since Sunday, April, 12, 2020. However, more people have recovered from the virus, CK Public Health officials say.
On their ‘current situation’ page on their website, CK Public Health officials say the total number of positive cases for COVID-19 remains at 25 as of 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
The number of people that have recovered has risen to 11.
One person has died from the virus as well, CK Public Health officials say.
A total of 662 COVID-19 tests have been administered in Chatham-Kent, while 75 tests are pending confirmation.
The latest case in Chatham-Kent, which involves a woman in her 50s, was transmitted by travel to the United States, CK Public Health officials confirmed.
She remains in self-isolation, along with the 12 other active cases in Chatham-Kent.
No COVID-19 patients are currently in hospital.
CK Public Health updates their ‘current situation’ page daily by 12:30 p.m.
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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