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

Sunday September 6th, 2020

Posted at 10:43am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, bringing the local total to 2,548. They say 2,384 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,545 on Saturday September 5th to 2,548 on Sunday September 6th and 76 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are close contacts of a confirmed case and 1 case is still under investigation.

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

As of Sunday, the Health Unit says 9 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 Sunday, 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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