14 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Saturday

Saturday July 11th, 2020

Posted at 10:35am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, bringing the local total to 1,794. They say 1,184 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 1,780 on Friday July 10th to 1,794 on Saturday July 11th.

The Health Unit says 4 of the cases are from the agri-farm sector, 3 of the cases are from separate workplaces, 1 of the cases is a non-healthcare worker who works in Michigan, 2 of the cases are unemployed close contacts, and 4 of the cases are still being investigated.

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

The Health Unit says Riverside Place and Devonshire Retirement Residence remain under outbreak.

Six workplaces are under outbreak as of Saturday. One manufacturing facility and one agri-farm in Leamington are under outbreak, and four agri-farms in Kingsville are under outbreak (one additional as of Saturday).

A workplace outbreak is declared when two or more employees test positive for COVID-19 within a reasonable timeline to suspect transmission in the workplace, according to the Health Unit.

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