Bluewater Area COVID-19 Update for August 7, 2020

St. Clair County, MI — Lambton County, Ontario

Cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases as of August 7, 2020 at  9:00 AM are as follows:

  • State of Michigan: 85,429  confirmed cases; 6,247 deaths
  • St. Clair County: 674 confirmed cases; 52 deaths
  • Ontario: 39,809  confirmed cases;  2,783 deaths
  • Sarnia-Lambton: 319 confirmed cases; 25 deaths

St. Clair County currently has 101 active cases of the virus, down 18 cases from last week, and 6% of hospital beds in the county are being used for COVID-19 patients.

Governor Whitmer signed an Executive Order yesterday requiring face coverings in childcare centers and  camps for children. Staff and children 2 years old and up must wear them on school buses, and staff and children 4 and up must wear them in all indoor common spaces.

Lambton County currently has 17 active cases. Dr. Ranade, Medical Health Officer of Health for Lambton County, wants to remind residents to keep their social circles small. “The virus can quickly spread among close contacts so keep your social circle small – limit is 10, and be very diligent if you choose to attend a larger gathering.”


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Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand