Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases increase in Sarnia-Lambton

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While the number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased, the number of active outbreaks in Sarnia-Lambton has decreased by one to 14.

Lambton Public Health is expected to update its website on Monday with details on which outbreaks were declared over.

The local health unit reported 112 lab-confirmed new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, along with 106 resolved cases. The number of active cases has increased to 806.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been a total of 7,680 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lambton County as well as 6,780 resolved cases.

For those who are waiting to get a vaccine dose, several appointments are available at a clinic at the Sarnia Legion, Branch 62.

The clinic initially opened to provide booster shots for essential workers. However, the clinic is now accepting walk-ins for essential workers who have proper identification to confirm eligibility. The clinic has also opened to allow other residents to book a vaccine appointment.