The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on July 2, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.

The Sarnia Canada Day Committee thanks residents, community members and partners, for making the 2020 Sarnia Virtual Canada Day Celebrations a success.  All of the July 1 shows are available to view at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrDavidburrows/videos.

The augmented reality fireworks will be available on the snapd HUB app until July 3 and the Canadian Heritage Canada Day Celebration Kit is also still available for use.  For more information on these activities, recipes from the Multicultural Council of Sarnia-Lambton, and more, visit the Sarnia Canada Day Celebrations webpage at https://www.sarnia.ca/sarnia-canada-day-celebrations-2/.

Throughout the pandemic, stay up to date with the City’s latest response efforts by frequently checking https://www.sarnia.ca/covid-19/. Please visit the City’s website www.sarnia.ca, Facebook, and/or Twitter for additional updates.

The Ontario government is providing municipalities and urban Indigenous community partners with an additional $150 million to continue to protect vulnerable people from COVID-19 by improving homeless shelters and creating opportunities for longer-term housing.

As of 9:30 a.m. on July 2 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Test Results Received (as per last available daily update) 12,474
Percent of Test Results Positive 2.3%
Confirmed Cases 285
Recovered Cases 257
Number of Related Deaths 25
Active Cases 3
Current Active Outbreaks 1
Resolved Outbreaks 8

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 1,171
Total number of emails received 963
Total number of phone calls received 208
Total number of fines issued 5

Lambton Public Health

Provincial

The Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 15, 2020.

The Government of Ontario has extended all emergency orders currently in place under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020.

For further information, please contact:

City of Sarnia COVID-19 Hotline

covid@sarnia.ca or 1-877-4-SARNIA (1-877-472-7642) or 519-332-0932

City of Sarnia, Customer Service

customerservice@sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330 ext.3131