Active COVID-19 cases creep higher

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

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Sarnia-Lambton has gone up to nine.

Lambton Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday along with one recovery.

The active case count has gone up slightly this week as there were four active cases reported on Monday

There have been 3,650 confirmed cases in the region since the start of the pandemic. In total, there have been 3,573 resolved cases.

The local death toll remains at 68 and there are no active outbreaks.