Friday, February 26, 2021

One new COVID-19 case confirmed in Chatham-Kent

One new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Chatham-Kent, bringing the total number of cases across the community to 169.

CK Public Health officials say there are 10 active cases of the virus across the community, as of Thursday, July 16, 2020.

All of the active cases are self-isolating.

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

The total number of recoveries remains at 158.

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

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

In total, 7,016 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date. CK Public Health officials say they are no longer updating their testing numbers every day, but instead will be updating their numbers once a week on Friday.

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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