Daily average COVID case count unchanged

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The local COVID-19 caseload is holding steady.

In its weekly update on Wednesday, Lambton Public Health reported 60 new lab confirmed cases of the virus.

The daily average number of cases is unchanged at nine.

Since the start of the pandemic there have been 14,286 confirmed cases in Sarnia-Lambton and 163 related deaths.

There are five outbreaks in Sarnia-Lambton, four of them in long-term care/retirement home settings.

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