CK Public Health has announced 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in Chatham-Kent to 120.
“80 of the confirmed cases are the result of an outbreak at a local workplace,” CK Public Health officials say, adding that 30 of these cases are active and 50 people have recovered.
Overall, there are 34 active COVID-19 cases across Chatham-Kent, no one is hospitalized and one person has died.
The total number of recoveries is 85.
In total, 2,268 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 51 tests are pending.
There remains zero outbreaks at long-term care and retirement homes in Chatham-Kent.
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.