Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Windsor Essex

Saturday March 21st, 2020

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Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for Windsor Essex, shown in this file photo.

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit confirmed the second positive case of COVID-19 in the Windsor-Essex region on March 21st, 2020.

The Health Unit says:

“The case is a male in his twenties with no history of international travel. The individual works in a health care facility in Michigan and resides in Windsor and Essex County. He developed symptoms on March 15 and was tested at the health care facility through which he is employed in South East Michigan on March 17. He has been self-isolating and is currently recovering at home with mild symptoms. Close contacts of the client have been contacted and are self-isolating and currently have no symptoms.”

Officials say he has been self-isolating and is currently recovering at home with mild symptoms. The Health Unit says close contacts have been contacted and are self-isolating and currently have no symptoms.

The Health Unit has been in contact with the Medical Officer of Health for Detroit Public Health and is actively involved in contact tracing and case management.

“I want to assure the residents of Windsor-Essex that the WECHU is working diligently for your protection. Our staff are working seven days a week following up with all the individuals who are self-isolating, answering calls and providing assessment and support to residents and healthcare providers” said Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for Windsor-Essex County.

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