Thursday, July 9, 2020

Only two active COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health has announced there are now only two active cases of COVID-19 across the community.

There were no new positive cases announced on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 and the total number of confirmed cases in Chatham-Kent remains at 158.

The total number of recoveries has jumped to 155.

Both of the active cases are self-isolating.

The cause of exposure for one of the the active cases is related to close contact and the other is due to an institutional outbreak outside of Chatham-Kent, CK Public Health officials say.

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

In total, 5,800 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 83 tests are pending.

There have been zero outbreaks at long-term care and retirement homes in Chatham-Kent and one workplace outbreak, which has been declared over.

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
http://www.ckpublichealth.com/covid19 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.

Visit Ontario’s website, www.Ontario.ca/coronavirus 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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