Another COVID-19 case in Vision Nursing home


There has been another person at Vision Nursing Home test positive with COVID-19.

That brings to four the number of residents in the Sarnia nursing with the novel coronavirus. Two staff members have also tested positive.

There are still three outbreaks in Lambton nursing homes.

There have been 182 people test for COVID-19 in Lambton County. Eighty-nine people have recovered. Fourteen have died – six of those people were residents of Landmark Village in Sarnia where 40 people tested were diagnosed with the disease. There is also one case at Sumac Lodge in Sarnia.

So far, 2,035 tests have been completed in Lambton County, nine per cent of those tests are negative.

Nineteen per cent of the cases have been in nursing homes and 14 per cent of the people infected are health care workers.

The number of people in hospital is declining, with just 11 people who have tested positive in the COVID-19 unit at Bluewater Health; 13 others are there who are still waiting tests results.