Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Chatham-Kent

CK Public Health officials have confirmed two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 330.

There are 83 active cases of the virus across the community as of Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

Four people are hospitalized, CK Public Health officials say.

A total of 49 of the active cases are related to close contact, 11 are pending, 10 are related to travel, seven are related to a congregate setting, five are unknown and one is related to an active workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent.

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

The total number of recoveries has risen to 245.

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 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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