New COVID cases up 12, active cases down three

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Lambton Public Health reported 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sarnia-Lambton Saturday for a total caseload of 3,110 since the pandemic began.

Resolved cases increased by 15 to 2,945, dropping the active cases by three to 111. The death toll is unchanged at 54.

There’s one active outbreak at an unnamed workplace.

Bluewater Health reported Saturday that the number of COVID-positive patients in hospital had dropped from seven to four.

While Sarnia-Lambton’s numbers have shown improvement recently, new confirmed cases continue to spike across the province-wide. Premier Doug Ford extended the stay-at-home order and announced tighter restrictions Friday afternoon.