Eight Lambton residents now confirmed with COVID-19

A 70 year-old is the eighth person in Lambton County to test positive for COVID-19. Lambton Public Health got the test results for a Lambton county resident who is receiving care at Strathroy Middlesex General Hosptial Friday. Public health officials are tracking down the people who came in contact with the 70 year-old. They have… Read more »

Nova Chemical lays off 90 per cent of expansion construction workers

Ninety per cent of construction workers on Nova Chemicals $2 billion dollar expansion in St. Clair Township are being laid off. Company officials say the health and safety of employees, contractors and community remains a top priority it navigates the COVID-19 pandemic. “To reduce the risk and exposure of COVID-19, we have been adjusting construction… Read more »

UPDATED: Seven people now COVID-19 positive in Lambton

Officials with Bluewater Health say there are now seven people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sarnia. Yesterday, test results from the province confirmed the first five cases of the flu-like virus in Lambton County – including one woman from Petrolia. Of the five, two were in the intensive care unit. The two newest… Read more »

Five Lambton COVID-19 patients didn’t travel

Lambton Public Health says the five people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Lambton didn’t travel anywhere. That means they came into contact with the novel coronavirus in the community. In a news release, officials say they are following up on the cases now but say the patients are in their late 60s to… Read more »