CK Public Health officials announced 24 more recoveries and seven new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the total number of positive cases in Chatham-Kent to 359.
There are 66 active cases of the virus across the community.
A total of 32 of the active cases are related to close contact, 11 are related to workplace outbreaks in Chatham-Kent, nine are pending, seven are related to travel, five are unknown and two are related to a congregate setting.
The total number of recoveries has risen to 291.
Four people remain 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.