LPH reports over 150 new COVID cases
Lambton Public Health reported 152 new lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last week.
In its update Wednesday, the health unit reported that since the start of the pandemic two and a half years ago, there have been 13,816 infections and 155 related deaths locally.
The daily average number of cases is 18, down slightly from 21 a week ago.
The health unit is monitoring seven outbreaks in congregate settings. The latest was declared Tuesday at Afton Park Place Long Term Care Home.
There are 14 COVID-positive patients at Bluewater Health.