C-K records 13th COVID-related death

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Chatham-Kent has lost another resident to COVID-19, according to CK Public Health officials.

A woman in her 80s passed away April 9 in hospital in Chatham, Jeff Moco, spokesperson for Public Health said. That brings the COVID-19 death toll to 13 for the municipality during the pandemic.

Over the weekend, we saw nine more cases of COVID-19, but an additional 29 deemed resolved. That brings the active caseload down to 45 people.

This on a day where the province reported 4,401 new cases, a new record for Ontario.

Toronto, Peel, York and Durham regions, as well as Ottawa, remain as the provincial hotspots, collectively accounting for 1,900 of the fresh cases.

Locally, no one is in hospital battling COVID, two workplaces remain in outbreak – down one – while Hudson Manor remains in outbreak, and A.A. Wright School returns to outbreak, joining Ursuline College Chatham. The schools are shut down due to April Break.

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