Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit officials updated the ‘current status’ page of their website on Monday, December 20, 2021.
The active COVID-19 case count rose to 164 over the weekend, 32 more than on Friday.
A total of nine people with COVID-19 from Chatham-Kent are hospitalized, one more than on Friday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases is 3,372 across Chatham-Kent, 77 more than on Friday.
A total of 3,183 cases have been resolved.
A total of 65 active cases are linked to close contact, 30 cases are unknown, 47 cases have information pending, 20 cases are outbreak related and two are linked to travel.
Public health officials say eight outbreaks are active across Chatham-Kent:
– An outbreak at Good Shepherd Catholic School in Thamesville, declared on December 17, 2021, involves two cases.
– An outbreak at Holy Family Catholic School in Wallaceburg, declared on December 15, 2021, involves four cases.
– An outbreak at St. Phillipe in Grand Pointe, declared on December 13, 2021, involves three cases.
– An outbreak at Gregory Drive Public School in Chatham, declared on December 11, 2021, involves two cases.
– An outbreak at Elementary School Catholic Saint-Marie in Chatham, declared on December 6, 2021, involves four cases.
– An outbreak at a private event, declared on December 2, 2021, involves 18 cases.
– An outbreak at an un-named manufacturing workplace, declared on December 2, 2021, involves 17 cases.
– An outbreak at St. Anne Catholic School in Blenheim, declared on December 2, 2021, involves two cases.
CK Public Health officials say the Delta variant continues to be the predominant circulating variant of concern in Chatham-Kent and Ontario.
“The majority of current cases among people living in CK have initial mutation screening results in line with the Delta variant,” public health officials added.
Public health officials say a total of 162,404 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date, 82,082 people 5+ have received at least one dose and 77,988 people 5+ have received two doses.
Since the pandemic began in March of 2020, a total of 25 Chatham-Kent residents have died from COVID-19.
The latest from the Province of Ontario can be found, here.
More details about COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent can be found, here.