Friday, March 5, 2021

Four new COVID-19 cases brings C-K’s total to 142

CK Public Health has announced four new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in Chatham-Kent to 142.

All four new cases are linked to the outbreak at Greenhill Produce.

“100 of the confirmed cases are the result of an outbreak at a local workplace,” CK Public Health officials say, adding that 48 of these cases are active, with 52 people at the Kent Bridge greenhouse listed as recovered.

Overall, there are 51 active COVID-19 cases across Chatham-Kent, one person is hospitalized and one person has died.

The total number of recoveries remains at 90.

In total, 2,467 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 32 tests are pending.

There have been 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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