The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on July 6, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.

Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ranade, will provide a local COVID-19 update at the beginning of County Council’s open session at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. County Council meetings are livestreamed through the Streamed Council Meetings link on

Due to COVID-19, cooling centers are limited. Lambton Public Health is urging that if you or someone you know requires assistance due to the heat, please contact Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 or 1-800-667-1839 to determine possible access points.  For further details visit:

The City of Sarnia has taken a disciplined, responsible and measured approach at implementing precautionary measures to protect citizens and Staff from COVID-19. This approach is guiding decision-making in regards to reopening facilities in the weeks and months ahead. A risk assessment tool developed by the City helps determine what amenities should reopen and when. The risk model uses Sarnia-Lambton specific data, reflecting guidance from Lambton Public Health and the ongoing Provincial Emergency Orders.

Throughout the pandemic, stay up to date with the City’s latest response efforts by frequently checking Please visit the City’s website, Facebook, and/or Twitter for additional updates.
As of 9:30 a.m. on July 6 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Test Results Received (as per last available daily update) 13,032
Percent of Test Results Positive 2.2%
Confirmed Cases 286
Recovered Cases 258
Number of Related Deaths 25
Active Cases 3
Current Active Outbreaks 0
Resolved Outbreaks 9

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 1,178
Total number of emails received 967
Total number of phone calls received 211
Total number of fines issued 5

Lambton Public Health


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.