24 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Sunday

Sunday July 26th, 2020

Posted at 10:35am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 24 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, bringing the local total to 2,180. They say 1,433 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,156 on Saturday July 25th to 2,180 on Sunday July 26th.

The Health Unit says 6 of the 24 cases are agri-farm workers, 11 cases are from the community, 1 case is a local healthcare worker, and 6 cases are still under investigation.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Sunday and the local death toll stands at 69.

As of Sunday, 15 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, according to the Health Unit, and 8 hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

The Health Unit says Chartwell Leamington, Village of Aspen Lake and Augustine Villas remain under outbreak, with two positive staff cases from each.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Sunday, the Health Unit says the the following workplaces are still under outbreak:

  • 6 farms (4 in Kingsville and 2 in Leamington)
  • 4 manufacturing facilities (2 in Windsor, 1 in Tecumseh and 1 in Leamington)

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. Officials with the Health Unit have said a workplace will only be named if a threat to the public exists.

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