SL reports 249 new COVID cases

Medic hands in gloves holding positive covid-19 test, rapid test kit for diagnosis coronavirus infection. © Can Stock Photo / vitaliymateha

Active COVID-19 infections in Sarnia-Lambton have surpassed 1,200.

Lambton Public Health reported 249 new cases Monday, for a total of 6,194 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

The health unit also reported 36 more resolved cases up to 4,860, increasing the active case count by 213 to 1,250.

There are seven institutional, school and workplace outbreaks, unchanged from Sunday.

As of Friday, December 31, there were 16 COVID-positive patients at Bluewater Health.