LPH reports 18th COVID-19 death

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Lambton Public Health is reporting an 18th death due to COVID-19 locally.

The health unit updated the numbers on its website on Friday night. Overall, there are four new confirmed cases for a total of 217, and ten more people have recovered for a total of 160.

Lambton Public Health has received the results from 4,856 COVID-19 tests and 95 per cent have come back negative.

Bluewater Health reported Friday that there are five people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, 18 patients are suspected of having it with tests pending.

An outbreak was declared at Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia after one of 127 residents tested positive.

An outbreak is ongoing at Vision Nursing Home in Sarnia, while outbreaks have since ended at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia and Sumac Lodge in the city.