Blue Water Area COVID-19 Update Wednesday, November 10

St. Clair County, MI — Lambton County, Ontario

Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of November 10, 2020 at  9:00 AM are as follows:

  • State of Michigan: 216, 804 confirmed cases; 7,640 deaths
  • St. Clair County: 1,664 confirmed cases; 66 deaths
  • Ontario: 85,395 confirmed cases;  3,245 deaths
  • Sarnia-Lambton: 380 confirmed cases; 25 deaths

St. Clair County has 1,125 active cases of the virus, an increase of over 300 cases since last week, and 9% of hospital beds in the county are being used for COVID-19 patients.

According to a press release from the St. Clair County Health Department, they are limited in their ability to investigate cases at this time, and there is a growing number of workplace and school related cases.

Dr. Annette Mercatante, Medical Health Officer explained, “In these weeks or months between high transmission rates and the release of a vaccine, we simply have to deal with this reality.  Remember what is making you mildly ill can be life threatening to someone else. These difficult times will get better, but we have to work together to minimize the impact of this on our community and economy. And we have to act now.”

Lambton County currently has 9 active cases. Health officials recommend good hygiene, sanitization of frequently touched surfaces, and mask wearing for individuals who are caring for a COVID-19 infected person in their household.

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Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand