Testing Ramping Up Soon – Sarnia Tracking Complaints of Violators

Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 15th at 5:30 PM are as follows:

  • State of Michigan: 28,059 confirmed cases; 1,921 deaths
  • St. Clair County: 234 confirmed cases; 8 deaths
  • Ontario: 8,447 confirmed cases; 385 deaths
  • Sarnia-Lambton: 119 confirmed cases; 11 deaths

In a virtual town hall meeting for St. Clair County organized by the Blue Water Chamber of Commerce today, Justin Westmiller, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director, said that he understands testing is a problem in our area. He was hopeful that testing capabilities would be ramping up soon as county officials are working to establish testing services at our local hospitals.

The City of Sarnia has had great success with the COVID-19 reporting hotline, and by continuing to work together through these difficult times, we will stop the spread of COVID-19. By-Law Enforcement has received the following number of complaints and concerns lodged through the COVID-19 reporting system to date:

• Total number of complaints received: 473
• Total number of emails received: 416
• Total number of phone calls received: 57

Please note the above numbers do not include calls that were received through the Sarnia Police Services and dispatched to By-Law Staff or investigated by the Sarnia Police Services.

Please continue to rely on reputable sources for information on COVID-19:

Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand