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

Sunday September 13th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, bringing the local total to 2,590. They say 2,426 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,579 on Saturday September 12th to 2,590 on Sunday September 13th and 80 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 6 cases are a close contact of a confirmed case, and 5 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 76.

As of Sunday, the Health Unit lists zero people hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Zero confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Dolce Vita retirement home in Windsor remains under outbreak with 1 staff case, and 1 resident case, New Beginnings retirement home in Leamington remains under outbreak with 7 staff cases and 21 resident cases, and Rosewood Erie Glen in Leamington remains under outbreak with 1 staff case.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Sunday, the Health Unit says there are no workplace outbreaks.

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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