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Tuesday report shows no change to local COVID-19 data, no active cases in Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark

by | Aug 11, 2020 | Local News | 1 comment

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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Testing is now available to all. Click here to find out how you can get tested for COVID-19.

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

The Health Unit’s website is packed with tips and information about the COVID-19 pandemic response; this can sometimes make it difficult to find things quickly. Please scroll down and review the sections. If you have trouble finding something or want to see something added, please call 1-800-660-5853 x2275.

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If you are concerned you might have COVID-19 find out where to get tested.

– Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health

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  1. Margaret

    My heart hurts for the additional health care worker who has tested positive. Hopefully they will weather the virus through with no serious complications and a lot of support.

    That being said, I am so proud to be a part of the Province that has respected the Medical Officer Recommendations with only 5 Community cases yet to be considered discharged and no community increase.

    Hopefully we will also be proud of who and where we are in relation to how are Vulnerable Persons are treated in Long Term Care Homes/Shelters etc. In our area
    Be Respectful. Stay Vigilant. Be Safe.

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