Friday, March 5, 2021

Workplace outbreak declared in Chatham-Kent, active COVID-19 case count jumps to 23

A day after dropping to 12 active COVID-19 cases, the active case count has jumped to 23 across 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 Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

A new workplace outbreak has also been declared, although public health officials have not provided any details about it.

10 of the active cases are linked to the workplace outbreak, nine are linked to close contact, two are pending more information, one is linked to an outbreak in a community setting and one is linked to travel.

There is still 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 total number of cases in Chatham-Kent has risen to 440.

CK Public Health officials say no one is currently hospitalized with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent.

To date, 414 people have recovered from the virus in Chatham-Kent, while three people have died.

A total of 38,254 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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