CK Public Health officials have confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 337.
One new workplace outbreak was also announced, bringing the total number of active workplace outbreaks to two. Details about these outbreaks have not been released by CK Public Health.
There are 85 active cases of the virus across the community as of Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
Four people are hospitalized, CK Public Health officials say.
A total of 50 of the active cases are related to close contact, 11 are related to travel, nine are pending, seven are related to a congregate setting, five are unknown and three are related to a 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 250.
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.