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

Friday September 25th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 5 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,644. They say 2,492 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,639 on Thursday September 24th to 2,644 on Friday September 25th and 64 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 1 case is an agri-farm worker, 1 case is a local healthcare worker, 2 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, and 1 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 3 people as hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 3 of those hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Retirement Home Outbreaks

The Health Unit lists one retirement home under outbreak:

  • Dolce Vita (Windsor) has 2 staff cases and 5 resident cases

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 and ICU occupancy are 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 0.21 (the lowest we have seen so far) indicating a decrease in transmission in Windsor-Essex.

The local epidemic curve by reported date.

This graph shows the number of tests completed per week and the percent positivity of those tests.

This new graph looks at the percentage of test results that come back from the labs within one day. Dr. Ahmed notes there was a sharp decline in the 1 day turnaround as of September 10th indicating delays at the labs.

Regional and provincial case rates per 100,000 population since the start of the pandemic.

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.

The full presentation can be viewed here.

 

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