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8 New Cases Of COVID-19, 1 Additional Death In Windsor Essex As Of Thursday

Thursday September 10th, 2020, 9:44am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 8 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, bringing the local total to 2,569. They say 2,413 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,561 on Wednesday September 9th to 2,569 on Thursday September 10th and 70 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 3 of the cases are travel related, 1 case is a close contact of a confirmed case, and 4 cases are still under investigation by the Health Unit’s nurses.

There has been one additional death from COVID-19 as of Thursday bringing the local death toll to 76. The Health Unit says a man in his 60s passed away in hospital.

As of Thursday, the Health Unit says 6 people are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. One of the hospitalizations is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

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 Thursday, 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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