Saturday, March 6, 2021

One new positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health has announced one new positive case of COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent.

There are now four active cases of the virus across the community and the total number of positive cases is now 149.

The status of the case and the cause of exposure is still pending, CK Public Health officials say.

There is no one hospitalized with COVID-19 and one person has died.

All four of the active cases are self-isolating.

The total number of recoveries remains at 144.

In total, 3,881 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 195 tests are pending.

There has been one workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent, at Greenhill Produce in Kent Bridge. Two of these cases remain active.

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 Monday to Friday by 2:30 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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