Friday, March 5, 2021

12 new COVID-19 cases brings C-K’s total to 120

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 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.

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