Monday, August 10, 2020

Two new positive COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health announced two new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, July 13, 2020 bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Chatham-Kent to 168.

There are now 10 active cases of the virus across the community and all of the cases are self-isolating.

Two of the active cases are related to close contact, one is related to travel, two are unknown and five are pending at this time, CK Public Health officials say.

The total number of recoveries is 157.

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

In total, 7,016 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date, while 384 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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