Monday, March 1, 2021

32 active COVID-19 cases in Chatham-Kent

There are now 32 active COVID-19 cases, one active outbreak at a place of worship and one 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 Friday, October 30, 2020.

17 of the active cases are linked to an outbreak in a community setting, 10 are linked to close contact, two are connected to an outbreak in a congregate setting, one is related to travel, one is unknown and one is pending.

The total number of cases in Chatham-Kent has risen to 410.

The workplace outbreak in Chatham-Kent is no longer active, public health officials say.

CK Public Health officials say three people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent.

Details about 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, 375 people have recovered from the virus in Chatham-Kent, while three people have died.

A total of 36,229 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 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.

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