3 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Thursday

Thursday July 2nd, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, bringing the local total to 1,614. They say 909 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 1,611 on Wednesday July 1st to 1,614 on Thursday July 2nd.

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says 2 of the 3 new cases are from the agri-farm sector, and 1 case is community based.

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 Devonshire Retirement Residence and Extendicare Tecumseh remain under outbreak.

As of Thursday, the Health Unit says four workplaces are under outbreak. Two workplaces in Leamington (two less since Wednesday) and two workplaces in Kingsville remain under outbreak with two or more cases each.

Marentette says targeted testing is continuing at local farms that have agreed to testing and further testing has been completed with “very favourable results where there are either no positives or very few.”

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