4 More Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Thursday

Thursday June 25th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 4 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, bringing the local total to 1,369. They say 810 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 1,365 on Wednesday June 24th to 1,369 on Thursday June 25th.

The Health Unit says 1 of the 4 new cases is from the agri-farm sector and 3 cases are in the community.

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marenette says around 470 workers in the agri-farm sector have tested positive for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic at a total of 27 farms.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Thursday and the local death toll stands at 68.

The Health Unit says one long-term care home, Village of Aspen Lake, is still under outbreak.

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

As of Thursday, 6 workplaces in the agriculture sector have 2 or more cases (2 in Kingsville, 4 in Leamington).

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