BRANT COUNTY – An employee at the LCBO in Burford has tested positive for COVID-19. The Park Avenue store was notified about the worker’s test results on Monday afternoon.
The employee last worked at the store on Saturday and is remaining at home during the self-isolation period. The LCBO provided a general notice out of an abundance of caution and transparency for customers who may have recently shopped at this location.
The Brant County Health Unit has reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday after one new case was reported each Monday and Sunday. A total of 124 positive test results have been reported in Brantford-Brant, including four deaths and 118 recoveries.
The Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit also reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday. There have been a total of 444 positive cases, including 381 recoveries and 32 deaths.
Provincially, there are 112 new cases of COVID-19 reported and two new deaths, marking the continuation of a downward trend that has continued mostly uninterrupted for months now. It is the lowest number since 111 cases were reported on June 26th, and the second-lowest number in any 24 hour period since late March. The latest data reveals that there are just 131 COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals with 36 of them in intensive care units and 24 of those people on ventilators.