1 New Case Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Monday

Monday October 26th, 2020

Posted at 9:47am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 1 new case of COVID-19 as of Monday, bringing the local total to 2,795. They say 2,687 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,794 on Sunday October 25th to 2,795 on Monday October 26th and 32 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says Monday’s one new case is still under investigation.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Monday and the local death toll stands at 76.

As of Monday, the Health Unit lists 1 person as hospitalized with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 1 person in the ICU. Zero hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Monday, the Health Unit says the following workplaces are under outbreak:

  • 1 construction company (in Lakeshore)
  • 1 food & beverage services company (in Kingsville)

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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