The CK Public Health Unit has announced three new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Chatham-Kent, bringing the total to 88.
All three of the new cases, and a total of 51 of the confirmed cases in Chatham-Kent overall, are the result of an outbreak at Greenhill Produce in Kent Bridge. More details on the outbreak can be found, here.
There are 55 active cases in Chatham-Kent, no one is hospitalized and one person has died.
Public Health officials say there are no new recoveries from the virus, and the total number of recoveries remains at 32.
In total, 1,786 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 29 tests are pending.
“Please note there was an error in the reporting of the total tested number on Friday May 1, 2020,” CK Public Health officials say.
“The error has been resolved and the number is now accurate.”
The CK Public Health Unit updates their ‘current situation’ page daily by 12:30 p.m.
See the latest information and data, here.
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.
For a list of local cancellations, postponement and further updates, click here.