Thursday, May 19, 2022

47th COVID-19 death reported in Chatham-Kent

The 47th COVID-19 death has been reported in Chatham-Kent.

Caress Lee Carpenter, a spokesperson for CK Public Health, says the most recent death was a man in his 70’s.

He died at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Carpenter added

CK Public Health officials say 73 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, increasing the total number of cases to 5,880 since the pandemic began.

A total of 14 people are hospitalized for COVID-19 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, public health officials added.

The current seven day rolling average case count (average number per day) sits at 58.

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

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 26, 2022, involves 23 cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 25, 2022, involves two cases.

– An outbreak at Fairfield Park in Wallaceburg, declared on January 24, 2022, involves seven cases.

– An outbreak at St. Andrew’s Residence in Chatham, declared on January 21, 2022, involves 11 cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 17, 2022, involves nine cases.

– An outbreak at Village on the Ridge in Ridgetown, declared on January 17, 2022, involves 32 cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 14, 2022, involves three cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 13, 2022, involves three cases.

– An outbreak at Park Street Place in Dresden, declared on January 12, 2022, involves 30 cases.

– An outbreak at an un-named group home, declared on January 10, 2022, involves 13 cases.

– An outbreak at Riverview Gardens in Chatham, declared on January 10, 2022, involves 14 cases.

Public health officials say a total of 207,632 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date, 84,437 people 5+ have received at least one dose, 79,683 people 5+ have received two doses and 44,662 5+ have received three doses.

The full “current situation” page from the Public Health Unit can be found, here.

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

The latest COVID-19 information from CKHA can be found, here.

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

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