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

Friday October 2nd, 2020, 10:41am


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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 2,667. They say 2,549 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,664 on Thursday October 1st to 2,667 on Friday October 2nd and 37 people are currently self-isolating with COVID-19.

The Health Unit says 1 case is travel-related to the United States, 1 case is travel-related from outside of Canada and the United States, and 1 case is community acquired.

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

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

Retirement Home Outbreaks

The Health Unit says the outbreak at the Dolce Vita retirement home has now ended.

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 0.44 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 graph looks at the percentage of test results that come back from the labs within one day.

This new graph looks at school absenteeism. Dr. Ahmed says they always monitor school absenteeism as an early warning indicator to detect illness spreading in schools. It was traditionally used to monitor influenza.

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 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 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.

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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