Sarnia-Lambton COVID death toll reaches 57

Nasal swabs in test tubes. File photo courtesy of © Can Stock Photo / ayo88.

Lambton Public Health reported Sunday morning that the death toll due to COVID-19 increased by one to 57.

Details about the latest death, including age, were not immediately available.

The local health unit reported the confirmed caseload of the virus since the beginning of the pandemic increased by five to 3,398, with 3,255 deemed resolved, up 11.

Active infections dropped by seven to 86.

There are four institutional and workplace outbreaks, unchanged in the last 24 hours.

Sunday Bluewater Health reported 14 COVID-positive patients, down one from Saturday. The COVID-related death toll at the hospital increased by one to 45.