Saturday, February 27, 2021

Active COVID-19 case count drops to 18 in Chatham-Kent

The active COVID-19 case count across Chatham-Kent has dropped to 18, 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, November 27, 2020.

There remains three active workplace outbreaks and one school outbreak.

13 of the active cases are linked to close contact, one is unknown, one is linked to the school outbreak, one is linked to the workplace outbreaks, one is pending more information and one is linked to a community outbreak.

The total number of cases in Chatham-Kent has risen to 487.

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

To date, 466 people have recovered from the virus in Chatham-Kent, while three people have died.

A total of 43,632 tests for the virus have been completed to date.

The Province of Ontario announced on Friday, November 20, 2020 that the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit would be moving in the ‘Yellow-Protect’ tier of the ‘Keeping Ontario Safe and Open’ framework on Monday, November 23.

On Friday, November 27, 2020, the Province announced Chatham-Kent would remain at the same level for the time being.

Public health officials are encouraging people to continue following these public health measures:

More details about the ‘Yellow-Protect’ tier can be found, here.

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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