A slight improvement in Chatham-Kent’s COVID stats today.

With 10 new infections and 14 cases resolved, Public Health officials say there are now 54 active cases of the virus in the municipality, including three local residents being treated for COVID at the Health Alliance.

The outbreak at Tilbury Area Public School has now been cleared with a total of three cases since November 13th.

There are six other outbreaks on the go, four of which are linked to schools, one at Tilbury Manor Nursing Home, and an ongoing church outbreak.

Chatham-Kent’s vaccination rate sits at 86% for eligible residents over the age of 12 who have received at least their first dose. 83% have received two shots.

Of the local residents who’ve contracted COVID-19 since July 1st, 73% were unvaccinated while slightly less than 12% were partially vaccinated, not yet fully protected, or had an undetermined vaccination status. Fewer than 16% have been fully vaccinated.

24 Chatham-Kent residents have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.