Tuesday report shows no change to local COVID-19 data, no active cases in Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark
In its latest report this afternoon (Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020), the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reports that there remains a total of 355 cases, including 52 deaths, since the pandemic was declared back in March. There are also no active cases. All of the 303 non-fatal cases have recovered.
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Local health units announced a regional approach to mandatory masks effective July 7, 2020. In Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, this Instruction will require businesses to adopt a policy to ensure facial coverings/masks are worn inside enclosed public spaces. This is an added measure to the existing public health measures in place, to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The health unit asks that you please read their recent media release on the topic for a better understanding. Save & Exit
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– Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health