26 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Tuesday

Tuesday June 16th, 2020

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Last updated: Tuesday June 16th, 11:00am

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 26 new cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the local total to 1,224. They say 713 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 1,198 on Monday June 15th to 1,224 on Tuesday June 16th.

The Health Unit says 14 of the cases are from the agri-farm sector, but has not provided details on the other 12 cases.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Tuesday and the local death toll stands at 67.

The Health Unit says two long-term care homes, Village of Aspen Lake and Country Village Homes are still under outbreak.

The Health Unit has started listing workplace categories that have outbreaks where two or more workers have tested positive for COVID-19 “within a reasonable timeline to suspect transmission in the workplace.”

Currently, Kingsville has 3 workplaces under outbreak, and Leamington has 6 workplaces under outbreak. The Health Unit says they will only name workplaces under outbreak if there is a direct risk to the health of the general public.

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