Daily COVID cases trending lower

Lambton Public Health on Exmouth Street in Sarnia. 27 April 2020. (BlackburnNews.com photo by Colin Gowdy)

The daily average number of COVID-19 cases in Sarnia-Lambton is continuing to trend downward.

Lambton Public Health said the average number of cases over the last seven days has dropped to 11 from 15 two weeks ago.

In its weekly update, the health unit reported another 78 lab confirmed infections, and three active outbreaks.

Since the pandemic started there have been 12,740 confirmed cases locally and 150 related deaths.

There are less than five COVID-positive patients at Bluewater Health.