The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on June 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lambton Public Health reported an additional recovery and no additional confirmed cases in our area. Although this is positive, the City urges citizens to keep in mind that COVID-19 is still actively present within the community.
It remains imperative everyone continue to follow orders and directives that remain in place from the Government of Ontario such as physical distancing, proper hand hygiene, and not gathering in groups larger than 5 people.
For the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 including current statistics, please visit the Lambton Public Health website and the Province of Ontario website. Facility closures and a list of supports and resources are listed on the City of Sarnia website.
As of 9:00 a.m. on June 4 the SPCG can report that:
|Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)||7372|
|Percent of Test Results Positive||4%|
|Number of Related Deaths||24|
|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||1082|
|Total number of emails received||895|
|Total number of phone calls received||187|
|Total number of fines issued||5|
Lambton Public Health
- If you are in distress (e.g. significant trouble breathing, chest pain, fainting, or have a significant worsening of any chronic disease symptoms), 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.
Following A Framework for Reopening our Province the list of essential workplaces continues to be updated, and can be viewed here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces.
The Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency until June 30, 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.