Thursday, January 27, 2022

34th COVID-19 death reported in Chatham-Kent

The 34th COVID-19 death has been reported in Chatham-Kent.

Jeff Moco, a spokesperson for the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit, told the Sydenham Current the most recent death was an unvaccinated woman in her 70’s.

CK Public Health officials say 57 new COVID-19 cases have been reported since Wednesday, increasing the total number of cases to 4,920 since the pandemic began.

Public health officials say the current seven day rolling average case count (average number per day) sits at 87.

Public health officials say 11 outbreaks are active across Chatham-Kent:

– An outbreak at Park Street Place in Dresden, declared on January 12, 2022, involves two cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 11, 2022, involves two cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 10, 2022, involves 10 cases.

– An outbreak at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Dialysis Unit, declared on January 10, 2022, involves three cases.

– An outbreak at Copper Terrace (2N) in Chatham, declared on January 10, 2022, involves four cases.

– An outbreak at Riverview Gardens (4E & 2W) in Chatham, declared on January 10, 2022, involves seven cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 7, 2022, involves eight cases.

– An outbreak at St. Angela’s Meadow Retirement Lodge in Chatham, declared on January 4, 2022, involves four cases.

– An outbreak at Wallaceburg Retirement Residence, declared on January 4, 2022, involves 10 cases.

– An outbreak at Hudson Manor in Tilbury, declared on January 3, 2022, involves 23 cases.

– An outbreak at Tilbury Manor Nursing Home, declared on January 2, 2022, involves four cases.

Public health officials say a total of 200,464 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date, 84,397 people 5+ have received at least one dose, 79,391 people 5+ have received two doses and 39,336 5+ have received three doses.

Data for Thursday was not immediately available from the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

The full “current situation” page can be found, here.

The Province of Ontario announced on Monday more restrictions are being implemented due to the Omicron variant. Details, here.

The latest COVID-19 information from the Province of Ontario can be found, here.

More COVID-19 information from the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit can be found, here.

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