Friday, March 5, 2021

One new COVID-19 case confirmed in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health has announced one new positive case of COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent, bringing the total across the community to 158.

There are now seven active cases of the virus across the community.

The cause of exposure for three of the cases are related to a workplace outbreak outside of Chatham-Kent, two are related to close contact with a case, one is due to an institutional outbreak outside of Chatham-Kent and one cause of exposure is pending, 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 seven of the active cases are self-isolating.

The total number of recoveries is 150.

In total, 5,552 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 17 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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