COVID cases continue downward trend

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The daily average number of COVID-19 cases in Sarnia-Lambton has dropped below the double-digits.

Lambton Public Health said the average number of cases over the last week has fallen to nine from 11.

In its weekly update Wednesday, the health unit reported 64 new lab confirmed infections and no new deaths.

Three congregate living settings are dealing with active outbreaks, and there are fewer than five COVID-positive patients at Bluewater Health.

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, there have been 12,804 confirmed cases in Sarnia-Lambton.