Over 60 cases of COVID-19 reported in Lambton over Easter weekend


Lambton has reported 61 new cases of COVID-19 over the Easter weekend.

Statistics released this morning show there were 18 cases reported Friday, 21 cases Saturday, 14 cases Sunday and eight cases Monday for a total of 61 in four days.

There are 11 outbreaks, the largest of which is at Rosewood Village in Sarnia where at last word Friday 19 residents and two staff had tested positive for the virus, with mild symptoms. They had been vaccinated.

There is also four workplace outbreaks and three school outbreaks including at the Virtual Learning Center at LCCVI.

Across the province there were 12,077 cases over four days with 3,041 reported Monday. There have been 61 deaths in four days. Officials also report 481 people in intensive care units across the province – an all time high. Sunday, the president of the Ontario Hospital Association said 88 people had to be moved from the hardest hit Toronto area hospitals to other facilities as far away as Kingston and Toronto.