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6 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Sunday, Outbreak Over At Chartwell LaSalle

Sunday May 17th, 2020, 1:15pm


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 6 additional cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the local total to 773. They said 407 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 767 on Saturday May 16th to 773 on Sunday May 17th.

The Health Unit says there have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Sunday and the local death toll stands at 63.

The Health Unit announced an outbreak at one local retirement facility home has ended.  An outbreak was first declared at Chartwell Oak Park LaSalle on May 5th, and the outbreak has now ended.

There are ongoing outbreaks at 17 long-term care and retirement homes:

  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence
  • Berkshire Care Centre
  • Village at St. Clair
  • Extendicare Southwood Lakes
  • Extendicare Tecumseh (St. Alphonse)
  • Franklin Gardens
  • Sun Parlour
  • Lifetimes on Riverside
  • Country Village Homes
  • Heron Terrace LTC
  • Riverside Place
  • Chartwell Oak Park Terrace Retirement Residence
  • Leamington Mennonite Home
  • Dolce Vita Retirement Living
  • Regency Park Nursing Home
  • Banwell Gardens Care Centre.

The Health Unit’s data shows a total of 190 residents and 99 staff of local long-term care and retirement homes under outbreak have COVID-19 as of Sunday.

As of Sunday afternoon, 14,027 tests have been conducted and 974 tests are pending.

Sunday’s report on the number of daily pending tests marks the first time that number has been below 1,000 since Thursday, April 30th.

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