_COVID-19 Community Update Tuesday 4_14_2020

Boat Launch in Sarnia Closing & St. Clair County Virtual Town Hall Planned

Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 14th at 5:30 PM are as follows:

  • State of Michigan: 27,001 confirmed cases; 1,768 deaths
  • St. Clair County: 223 confirmed cases; 7 deaths
  • Ontario: 7,953 confirmed cases; 334 deaths
  • Sarnia-Lambton: 119 confirmed cases; 11 deaths

The Blue Water Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual St. Clair County Town Hall Meeting on April 15th featuring speakers from several sectors of business, government, and emergency management to discuss how the County is responding to the pandemic. Information obtained in that meeting will be featured in the COVID-19 Blue Water Area Community Update tomorrow.

The City of Sarnia decided to close the boat launch at Sarnia Bay in Centennial Park. It will be closed as of 10 PM tonight. The Province of Ontario has extended the State of Emergency which ensures the continuation of all emergency orders currently in effect until April 23, 2020.

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Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand