Monday, August 10, 2020

Four new positive COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health has announced four new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Chatham-Kent to 162.

There are now five active cases of the virus across the community and all of the cases are self-isolating.

Three of the active cases are related to close contact, while the cause of two of the cases are unknown at this time, CK Public Health officials say.

The total number of recoveries remains at 156.

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

In total, 6,489 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 90 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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