CK Public Health officials announced 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 14, 2020, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 352.
There are 83 active cases of the virus across the community.
A total of 42 of the active cases are related to close contact, 16 are pending, 10 are related to travel, eight are unknown, five are related to a congregate setting and two are related to a workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent.
The total number of recoveries has increased by 10 and now sits at 267.
Four people are hospitalized, CK Public Health officials say.
There are two active workplace outbreaks in Chatham-Kent.
There have been zero outbreaks at long-term care and retirement homes in Chatham-Kent.
To date, two people have died from COVID-19.
In total, 18,147 COVID-19 tests have been administered as of Thursday, August 13, 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.