Monday, March 1, 2021

Seven new COVID-19 cases brings Chatham-Kent’s total to 226

CK Public Health confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 across the community over the weekend, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 226.

There are now 45 active cases of the virus across Chatham-Kent as of Monday, July 27, 2020.

A total of 44 of the 45 active cases are self-isolating, while one person is hospitalized. Reports say this person is in a hospital outside of Chatham-Kent.

CK Public Health officials say 29 of the active cases are related to close contact, one is related to travel and one is related to an institutional outbreak outside of Chatham-Kent. The cause of 14 of the active cases are still pending.

A total of 180 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent 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, 12,094 COVID-19 tests have been administered to date.

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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