Saturday, February 27, 2021

No new COVID-19 cases this week, 5 active cases across C-K

No new COVID-19 cases were reported this past week across the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

The CK Public Health Unit last updated their ‘current situation’ page, which provides a summary of COVID-19 cases and testing in Chatham-Kent, on Friday, September 5, 2020.

Public Health officials say there are now five active cases and 363 total cases in Chatham-Kent.

This is the longest time frame without a new case in Chatham-Kent since the six-day stretch from June 27 to July 2.

356 people have recovered from the virus and no one is hospitalized.

There are no active workplace outbreaks and zero institutional outbreaks.

Two people people have died from COVID-19.

A total of 23,479 tests for the virus have been completed to date.

“Have a happy and safe Labour Day weekend,” CK Public Health officials said on social media on Friday.

They also offered some advice for residents while “having fun with family and friends” to continue to:

– Keep a physical distance of two metres from those outside of your social circle and avoid large gatherings.

– Wash your hands before leaving and after returning home, and use 70% alcohol-based hand sanitizer while out and about.

– Wear a mask if going into an indoor public space.

– Stay home and away from others if feeling unwell. Get tested if you think you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19.

To view the full ‘current situation’ page from CK Public Health, click 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.

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