The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met today regarding developments related to COVID-19.

Lambton Public Health (LPH) has now confirmed two additional positive cases of COVID-19 and one recovery, bringing the active case load to 11, which includes two outbreaks located at Twin Lakes Terrace Long-Term Care Home and the other at an unidentified workplace in Sarnia.

The Sarnia-Lambton area has seen an increase in the number of confirmed cases recently. LPH is reminding citizens to limit their number of close contacts and continue practicing all public health safety measures in order to protect the community and reduce the risk of local transmission.

With positive cases reported in three Sarnia-Lambton schools, local health officials are encouraging all symptomatic children to be tested. For more information please visit: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/covid-19-school-and-child-care-testing-expansion/

LPH has announced the expansion of the Lambton COVID-19 surveillance report and will now report the locations of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lambton County, across five “reporting regions,” captured by the COVID-19 Case Map.

LPH is asking residents to get their free influenza (flu) vaccine. Flu vaccines are available at various locations across the County, including your local pharmacy, health care provider and community clinics. For more information on local Flu Shot Clinic’s near you, please visit:
https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/events/clinics/flu-shot/

For more information on COVID-19, visit:

As of 11:00 a.m. on October 20 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Confirmed Cases 365
Recovered Cases 329
Number of Related Deaths 25
Active Cases 11
Current Active Outbreaks 2
Resolved Outbreaks 10

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 1,344
Total number of emails received 1,112
Total number of phone calls received 232
Total number of fines issued 5