6 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Thursday

Thursday October 29th, 2020

Posted at 10:44am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 6 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, bringing the local total to 2,821. They say 2,700 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,815 on Wednesday October 28th to 2,821 on Thursday October 29th and 45 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are community acquired, 1 case is travel related, and 2 cases are still under investigation.

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Thursday 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 1 person in the ICU. One hospitalization is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the Health Unit says the following workplace is under outbreak (1 less compared to yesterday):

  • 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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