Active COVID cases down to five

Lambton Public Health on Exmouth Street in Sarnia. 27 April 2020. (BlackburnNews.com photo by Colin Gowdy)

There’s only a handful of active cases of COVID-19 in Sarnia-Lambton.

Lambton Public Health reported another recovery on its website Monday night, up to 255.

The caseload remains unchanged in over a week at 285 confirmed cases and the death toll stands at 25.

Lambton Public Health continues to monitor an outbreak at Afton Park Place, which was declared on June 18 after one staff member tested positive.

Since June 15, Bluewater Health has not had any COVID-positive patients — 14 patients in hospital are suspected of having the virus with tests pending.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 57 people confirmed to have the virus required hospitalization.