Sunday, March 7, 2021

Two more positive COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health has announced two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent.

There are four active cases of the virus across the community and the total number of positive cases has risen to 151.

The cause of exposure for two of the active cases is unknown, one is pending and one is related to travel, 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 has risen to 146.

In total, 4,156 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 181 tests are pending.

There has been one workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent, at Greenhill Produce in Kent Bridge. None of these cases are 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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