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:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Test Results Received (as per last available daily update) 7372
Percent of Test Results Positive 4%
Confirmed Cases 266
Recovered Cases 211
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.

Provincial Orders

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.