C-K’s COVID-19 numbers swing downward

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A day after the weekend uptick of 48 new active cases of COVID-19, Chatham-Kent saw 11 more; however, there were also 23 cases deemed resolved.

That’s not the only good news of the day, as there are no COVID-19 cases in hospital locally on ventilators.

According to today’s CK Public Health figures, we dropped a dozen active cases overall today when factoring in the new cases against the resolved, bringing the active case count to 110.

Eleven people are in hospital here with COVID-19, four of whom are from out of town. Of the 11, two are fully vaccinated and six are in the ICU, but non are on ventilators.

There are also no new areas of outbreak today, with six schools and one seniors home remaining as our areas of outbreak.

Copper Terrace, St. Ursula’s in Chatham, St. Elizabeth in Wallaceburg, Eben-Ezer Christian and McNaughton Avenue Public schools in Chatham, as well as Tilbury District High School and Lambton-Kent Composite School are in outbreak.

A half dozen CKHA staff are off work due to either contracting COVID-19 or potentially being exposed to it.

Across the province, there were 429 new COVID cases reported Tuesday morning.

 

 

 

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