There are now 32 active COVID-19 cases, one active workplace outbreak and one active outbreak at a place of worship and one new active outbreak in a congregate setting in Chatham-Kent, CK Public Health officials say.
The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit updated their ‘current situation’ page, which provides a summary of COVID-19 cases and testing in Chatham-Kent, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
The total number of cases in Chatham-Kent has risen to 406.
17 of the active cases are linked to an outbreak in a community setting, 12 are linked to close contact, two are connected to an outbreak in a congregate setting and one result is pending.
CK Public Health officials say three people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent.
Details about the workplace outbreak or the active outbreak at a place of worship have not been released by public health officials.
However, the Blenheim Word of Life Church announced, in a social media post, that they were closing for two weeks due to one of their church families testing positive for COVID-19.
There are zero institutional or school outbreaks.
To date, 371 people have recovered from the virus in Chatham-Kent, while three people have died.
A total of 33,829 tests for the virus have been completed to date.
To view the full ‘current situation’ page from CK Public Health, click 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.