32 New Cases Of COVID-19, 2 New Outbreaks In Windsor Essex As Of Saturday

Saturday July 25th, 2020

Posted at 10:43am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 32 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, bringing the local total to 2,156. They say 1,433 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,124 on Friday July 24th to 2,156 on Saturday July 25th.

The Health Unit says 19 of the 32 cases are agri-farm workers, 8 cases are from the community, 2 cases are from local healthcare workers, and 3 cases are still under investigation.

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

As of Saturday, 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

Two agri-farm facilities in Kingsville are no longer under outbreak as of Saturday, and there are two new outbreaks being reported:  one manufacturing facility in Windsor is now under outbreak, and one manufacturing facility in Tecumseh is now under outbreak.

On Friday, the Health Unit reported the following workplace outbreaks:

  • 8 farms (6 in Kingsville and 2 in Leamington)
  • 2 manufacturing facilities (1 in Windsor and 1 in Leamington)

As of Saturday, the Health Unit reported the following workplace outbreaks:

  • 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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