COVID related death toll in Sarnia-Lambton at 153
There has been another local death related to COVID-19.
Lambton Public Health said the death toll has risen to 153. A man in his 80s died in hospital.
In its weekly update, the health unit reported 154 new lab confirmed cases of the virus, for a total of 13,515 since the start of the pandemic over two years ago.
The daily average number of cases has risen to 20 from 18 a week ago.
There are seven active outbreaks, six of which are at local long-term care and retirement homes.
There are nine COVID-positive patients at Bluewater Health.