Active COVID-19 case count nears 100

COVID-19 test tube. (Photo from Pixabay)

The local active COVID-19 case count is nearing 100.

On Friday, Lambton Public Health reported 26 new confirmed infections for a total of 3,887 since the start of the pandemic.

The health unit also reported 10 more resolved cases, increasing the active case count by 16 to 95.

The death toll is unchanged at 70, and there are four active outbreaks in the community.

Since it was closed for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the health unit did not provide an update on Thursday.

Bluewater Health has two COVID-positive patients in hospital, up from zero on Thursday.