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

Friday September 11th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,572. They say 2,413 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,569 on Thursday September 10th to 2,572 on Friday September 11th and 65 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 1 of the cases is a close contact of a confirmed case and 2 cases are 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 says 6 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Zero hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

A third retirement home is now under outbreak. Dolce Vita at 854 Erie Street East is 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 Friday, 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.

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 slighty higher than the province and nationally; and the current rate of transmission (R0) is 0.93 indicating a decrease in transmission in Windsor-Essex (but it has increased slightly from last week).

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).

Exposure history among agri-farm workers. Dr. Ahmed says a few migrant workers recently entered Canada and while quarantining tested positive for COVID-19. No outbreaks were declared since they were already in quarantine, he said.

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.

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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