3 New Cases Of COVID-19, 1 Additional Death, 1 New Outbreak As Of Monday

Monday September 7th, 2020

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Last updated: Tuesday September 8th, 9:47am

Dr. Ahmed said Tuesday the Health Unit erroneously listed one resident case at Rosewood Erie Glen but the case was actually one staff case.

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, bringing the local total to 2,551. They say 2,391 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,548 on Sunday September 6th to 2,551 on Monday September 7th and 72 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are local healthcare workers and 1 case is a close contact of a confirmed case.

There has been one additional death from COVID-19 as of Monday bringing the local death toll to 75. The Health Unit says a man in his 70’s from a retirement home passed away.

As of Monday, the Health Unit says 9 people are hospitalized, and 1 person is in the ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Three of the hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Another retirement home is under outbreak as of Monday.  The Health Unit lists Rosewood Erie Glen in Leamington as under outbreak with one staff case of COVID-19. New Beginnings retirement home in Leamington remains under outbreak with 7 staff cases and 21 resident cases (1 additional staff case compared to yesterday).

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Monday, 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.

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