Wednesday, March 3, 2021

One new positive COVID-19 case in Chatham-Kent

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

There are nine active cases of the virus across the community and the total number of positive cases has risen to 157.

The cause of exposure for the new case is related to an institutional outbreak. However, this outbreak is not located in Chatham-Kent.

The cause of exposure for four of the active cases is a workplace outbreak. However, this outbreak is not located in Chatham-Kent either.

The status of one of the active cases is pending and three are unknown, CK Public Health officials say.

There has been one workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent, at Greenhill Produce in Kent Bridge, and this outbreak has been declared over.

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

All nine of the active cases are self-isolating.

The total number of recoveries is 147.

In total, 4,729 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 91 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 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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