LGL Health Unit reports 1 new case of COVID-19, 19 active cases
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reported 1 new case in its daily report this afternoon.
There are still 19 active cases in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. Seventeen are community cases, one is a healthcare worker and one is a long-term care home resident.
There remain two outbreaks in long term care facilities at St. Lawrence and Wedgewood. Both are in Brockville.
There are nine active cases in Lanark East, and three in Lanark West. Leeds Grenville has 1 in its western region, 3 in the central region and 2 in the east.
Since the pandemic was declared back in March, there have been a total of 444 cases and 53 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 372 people 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