COVID caseload climbs one in Sarnia-Lambton

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

The local COVID-19 caseload is up by one.

Lambton Public Health in its update Thursday night reported one new confirmed case, for an active total of two.

The number of confirmed cases is now at 345. The number of resolved cases is unchanged at 318 and the death toll stands at 25.

Of the 26,765 test results received by the local health agency since the start of the pandemic, 1.3 per cent have come back positive for the virus.

In its weekly update Friday, Bluewater Health reported that there are no COVID-positive patients in hospital and there are 27 patients with tests pending including pre-surgical screening.