Sarnia Primary Control Group Update - June 3rd, 2020


The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on June 3, 2020, at 9:15 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the Declaration of Emergency until June 30, 2020.

The decision supports the government's efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way.

A full list of emergency orders can be found on the e-Laws website under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and at Ontario.ca/alert

As of 9:15 a.m. on June 3 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)

7091

Percent of Test Results Positive

4%

Confirmed Cases

266

Recovered Cases

210

Number of Related Deaths

24

Current Active Long Term Care and Retirement Home Outbreaks

1

Resolved Long Term Care and Retirement Home Outbreaks

6

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received

1075

Total number of emails received

890

Total number of phone calls received

185

Total number of fines issued

5

Lambton Public Health

· If you are in distress (e.g. significant trouble breathing, chest pain, fainting, or have a significant worsening of any chronic disease symptoms), do not go to an Assessment Centre. Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.

· If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has symptoms, please self-isolate and use the Ontario Self-Assessment Tool to determine if you need to seek further care.

Provincial Orders

Following A Framework for Reopening our Province the list of essential workplaces continues to be updated, and can be viewed here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces.

The Sarnia Primary Control Group will continue to meet daily to ensure that all new and relevant information is being taken into consideration going forward. Daily public notifications will be issued. Please visit the City’s website www.sarnia.ca, Facebook, and/or Twitter for updates.

For further information, please contact:

City of Sarnia COVID-19 Hotline

covid@sarnia.ca or 1-877-4-SARNIA (1-877-472-7642) or 519-332-0932

City of Sarnia, Customer Service

customerservice@sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330 ext.3131