CK Public Health has confirmed seven more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 233.
There are now 50 active cases of the virus across Chatham-Kent as of Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
A total of 49 of the 50 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 32 of the active cases are related to close contact, one is related to travel, one is related to an institutional outbreak outside of Chatham-Kent and the cause of one case is unknown. The cause of 15 of the active cases are still pending.
A total of 182 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. This number is expected to be updated 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.