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

Friday September 18th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 2 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,615. They say 2,450 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,613 on Thursday September 17th to 2,615 on Friday September 18th and 82 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says one case is a close contact of a confirmed case and one case is still under investigation.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Friday and the local death toll stands at 76.

As of Friday, the Health Unit lists 2 people as hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 2 hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Retirement Home Outbreaks

The Health Unit lists three retirement homes under outbreak:

  • Dolce Vita (Windsor) has 2 staff cases and 4 resident cases
  • New Beginnings (Leamington) has 7 staff cases and 21 resident cases
  • Rosewood Erie Glen (Leamington) has 1 staff case

Workplace Outbreaks

The Health Unit says there are no workplace outbreaks as of today.

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 declined and ICU occupancy is low; day-over-day doubling time in Windsor-Essex is better compared to the province and nationally; and the current rate of transmission (R0) is 0.31 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.

The age and sex distribution of all local COVID-19 cases.

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).

Hospitalizations including intensive care by date.

Current outcomes of local COVID-19 cases.

This graph shows a breakdown by age and sex of local COVID-19 deaths.

A comparison of case fatality rates between Windsor and Essex County and provincially.

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