The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on June 17, 2020, at 9:15 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.
The County of Lambton Social Services Division provided an update on the local vulnerable population and child-care services in the Sarnia-Lambton area.
It was confirmed that Social Services are working towards reopening County operated child-care facilities by June 29, 2020, with strict health measures and limited capacity.
The Government of Ontario has extended all emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until June 30, 2020. For more information visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/emergency-information.
As of 9:15 a.m. on June 17 the SPCG can report that:
|Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)||9,633|
|Percent of Test Results Positive||2.9%|
|Number of Related Deaths||25|
|Current Active Long Term Care and Retirement Home Outbreaks||1|
|Resolved Long Term Care and Retirement Home Outbreaks||6|
By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System
|Total number of complaints and inquiries received||1,127|
|Total number of emails received||931|
|Total number of phone calls received||196|
|Total number of fines issued||5|
Lambton Public Health
- If you are in distress do not go to an Assessment Centre. Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.
- If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has symptoms, please self-isolate and use the Ontario Self-Assessment Tool to determine if you need to seek further care.
- Local COVID-19 testing information is available online: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus/testing-criteria/
The Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency until June 30, 2020.
The Government of Ontario has extended all emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until June 19, 2020.
The Sarnia Primary Control Group will continue to meet daily to ensure that all new and relevant information is being taken into consideration going forward. Daily public notifications will be issued. Please visit the City’s website www.sarnia.ca, Facebook, and/or Twitter for updates.