The active case count has dropped by four and sits at 30 across Chatham-Kent.
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 Thursday, May 6, 2021.
The total number of COVID-19 cases increased by one and sits at 1,793 across Chatham-Kent.
CK Public Health officials say five people are hospitalized with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent, one more than on Wednesday.
Public health officials announced that five more cases have been resolved, increasing the total at 1,750.
One un-named workplace outbreak remains active.
15 of the active cases across Chatham-Kent are linked to close contact, five cases are unknown, four cases are linked to workplace outbreaks, three cases have information pending and three are linked to travel.
CK Public Health officials say a total of 178 Chatham-Kent residents have had COVID-19 with a variant of concern or related mutation.
Since the pandemic began last March, a total of 13 people from Chatham-Kent have died from COVID-19.
A total of 107,033 tests for the virus have been completed to date.
Public health officials say 37,724 total doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date, while 36,099 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Chatham-Kent.
More details about COVID-19 vaccination in Chatham-Kent can be found, here.
Beginning on Saturday, April 3, 2021, Chatham-Kent moved into the ‘Grey-Shutdown’ tier of the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open framework, along with the rest of the province.
The Province also declared a state of emergency and issued a ‘stay-at-home’ order for all of Ontario.
The order came into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 and is expected to last for six weeks, after Provincial officials announced on Friday they were extending it for an additional two weeks.
More details, 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
http://www.ckpublichealth.com/covid19 or call the CK Public Health COVID-19 intake line at 519-355-1071 ex. 1900.