LPH reports 44 new COVID cases

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Lambton Public Health has recorded 44 new lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Friday.

In its update Monday, the health unit reported the average number of cases per day over the last seven days is 18.

Since the start of the pandemic there have been 11,696 confirmed infections locally and 145 deaths.

There are three active outbreaks in congregate living settings, down from five on Friday.

Bluewater Health is caring for nine COVID-positive patients.