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

Monday October 19th, 2020

Posted at 9:40am

0
0
0

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 3 new cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, bringing the local total to 2,767. They say 2,637 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,764 on Sunday October 18th to 2,767 on Monday October 19th and 54 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 1 case is a close contact of a confirmed case, 1 case is community acquired, and 1 case is still being investigated

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 one person in the ICU. One hospitalization is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

The Health Unit lists one long-term care home under outbreak as of Monday:

  • Regency Park (Windsor) has 1 staff case and 1 resident case

Workplace Outbreaks

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

  • 1 agri-farm (in Kingsville)
  • 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.

Do You Like This Article?

Do You Like This Article?