Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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

The active COVID-19 case count has dropped by two and now sits at four across Chatham-Kent.

The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit officials updated their ‘current status’ page of their website on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

Public health officials say an estimated 68% of Chatham-Kent’s population 12 + have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 24% have receives two doses.

A total of 85,603 doses have been administered to date, 64,039 people have received at least one dose and 22,496 people have received two doses.

The total number of COVID-19 cases sits at 1,877 across Chatham-Kent.

CK Public Health officials say one person is hospitalized with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent.

A total of 1,856 cases have been resolved.

There are currently zero active outbreaks.

Two of the active cases across Chatham-Kent are linked to close contact and two are unknown.

CK Public Health officials say a total of 243 Chatham-Kent residents have had COVID-19 with a variant of concern or related mutation.

A total of 116,901 tests for the virus have been completed to date.

Since the pandemic began last March, a total of 17 people from Chatham-Kent have died from COVID-19.

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