4 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Friday

Friday October 30th, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 4 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,825. They say 2,707 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,821 on Thursday October 29th to 2,825 on Friday October 30th and 42 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are community acquired, and 2 cases are close contacts of a confirmed case.

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 1 person as hospitalized with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 1 person in the ICU. One hospitalization is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

One retirement home is now under outbreak as of Friday.  The Health Unit says Lifetimes on Riverside has one resident case.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Friday, the Health Unit says the following workplace is under outbreak:

  • 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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