1 New Case Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Friday, Weekly Epidemiological Summary Presented

Friday September 4th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 1 new case of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,542. They say 2,378 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,541 on Thursday September 3rd to 2,542 on Friday September 4th and 70 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says the one new case is a close contact of a confirmed case.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Friday and the local death toll stands at 74.

As of Friday, the Health Unit says 17 people are hospitalized and 1 person is in the ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Four of the hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

New Beginnings retirement home in Leamington remains under outbreak with 6 staff cases and 21 resident cases.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Friday, the Health Unit says the following workplace is under outbreak (no changes compared to yesterday):

  • 1 manufacturing facility (1 in Tecumseh)

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 continues to see low cases overall; the primary source of exposure continues to be close contact with confirmed cases; hospitalizations have increased by ICU visits are low; day-over-day doubling time in Windsor-Essex is on par with the province and nationally; and the current rate of transmission (R0) is 0.83 indicating a decrease in transmission in Windsor-Essex.

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

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

Regional and provincial case rates per 100,000 population.

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 graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Windsor.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Amherstburg.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Essex.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Kingsville.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Leamington.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Lakeshore.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for LaSalle.

This graph shows the epidemic curve by reported date for Tecumseh.

Exposure history by reported date (travel, close contact, community transmission).

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

Hospitalizations including intensive care by date.

Current outcomes of local COVID-19 cases.

This new graph shows the hospitalization status of all local COVID-19 cases. Overall, 9 per cent of local cases were hospitalized.

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