Saturday, February 27, 2021

More COVID-19 cases and recoveries in Chatham-Kent, 27 active cases

There are now 27 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 Monday, November 2, 2020.

12 of the active cases are linked to an outbreak in a community setting, seven are linked to close contact, five are connected to an outbreak in a congregate setting, two cases are pending and one is unknown.

The total number of cases in Chatham-Kent has risen to 417.

CK Public Health officials say two 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.

Also, details about the active outbreak in a congregate setting have not been released by public health officials.

There are zero institutional or school outbreaks.

To date, 387 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
http://www.ckpublichealth.com/covid19 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.

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