Active cases dip below 100 in C-K

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Chatham-Kent’s active COVID-19 numbers continue to head in the right direction.

On Wednesday, CK Public Health reported the number of active cases dropped below 100. It is the first time we’ve dipped below the century mark in more than two weeks.

In all, there were 11 new reported cases of COVID-19 in C-K in the past 24 hours, but 23 other cases were declared resolved. As a result, our active numbers dropped to 91.

Five people remain in hospital battling the virus.

Across the province, there were 2,655 new cases reported Wednesday, with 179 of those coming from Windsor-Essex.

According to a CBC report, hospital staff in Windsor are extremely busy, and know it is only going to get worse.

Locally, six workplaces are still reporting an outbreak. Fairfield Park long-term care home in Wallaceburg is still listed as being in an outbreak, with one active case.

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