4 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Friday, Weekly Epidemiological Summary Presented

Friday August 14th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 4 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,414. They say 2,243 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,410 on Thursday August 13th to 2,414 on Friday August 14th and 90 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 3 of the 4 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, and 1 case was community-acquired.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Friday and the local death toll stands at 71.

As of Friday, 5 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, according to the Health Unit, and 3 hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Three retirement homes remain under outbreak: Shoreview at Riverside (Windsor), New Beginnings (Leamington), and Augustine Villas (Kingsville).

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the Health Unit listed the following workplaces under outbreak:

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

As of Friday, the Health Unit says the following workplaces are under outbreak (1 less compared to yesterday):

  • 4 farms (2 in Kingsville and 2 in Leamington)
  • 1 manufacturing facility (1 in Windsor)

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.

Weekly Epidemiological Summary

Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health says Windsor-Essex has seen a decline in cases in the past week; the primary source of exposure is still through close contact with confirmed cases; hospitalizations and ICU visits are starting to decrease once again; day-over-day doubling time in Windsor-Essex is getting close to on par with the province and nationally; and the current rate of transmission (R0) is 0.8 indicating a decrease in transmission in Windsor-Essex, but it has increased slightly in the past week.

Confirmed cases by reported date (agri-farm vs non-agri-farm)

Regional and provincial case rates per 100,000 population.

This new graph shows the number of tests completed per week and the percent positivity of those tests.

This chart shows the rate of confirmed cases per 100,000 population, by municipality.

This graph shows the geographic distribution of cases overall in Essex County, per 1000 residents.

This graph shows the geographic distribution of cases overall in Windsor, per 1000 residents.

This graph shows the geographic distribution of active cases in Essex County, per 1000 residents.

This graph shows the geographic distribution of currently active cases in Windsor, per 1000 residents.

Distribution of cases by municipality since the start of the pandemic.

Distribution of cases by municipality in the last 30 days.

Distribution of cases by municipality in the past week.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Windsor since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Amherstburg since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Essex since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Kingsville since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Leamington since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Lakeshore since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for LaSalle since early June.

This new graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Tecumseh since early June.

Exposure history by reported date since July 1st (travel, close contact, community transmission).

This graph shows where the Windsor Essex community (excluding agri-farm workers) acquired COVID-19, by date since June 1st.

Hospitalizations including intensive care since May 1st.

Current status of cases in Windsor Essex (92.6 per cent resolved, 3.9 per cent self-isolating, 2.9 per cent deceased, 0.3 per cent unknown, 0.2 per cent hospitalized, and 0.1 per cent ICU).

 

The full presentation slides can be viewed on the Health Unit’s website, here.

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