Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Nine more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health officials have confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 317.

There are now 93 active cases of the virus across the community as of Friday, August 7, 2020.

Three people remain hospitalized, CK Public Health officials say.

A total of 52 of the active cases are related to close contact, 15 are pending, nine are related to a congregate setting, seven are related to travel, five are related to an active workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent and five are unknown.

There have been zero outbreaks at long-term care and retirement homes in Chatham-Kent.

The total number of recoveries remains at 222.

To date, two people have died from COVID-19.

In total, 16,258 COVID-19 tests have been administered as of Thursday, August 6, 2020.

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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