Zero New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Wednesday

Wednesday October 21st, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit is reporting zero new cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday for the first time since March 27th. The total remains at 2,774 cases.

They say 2,662 people locally have recovered and 36 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

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

As of Wednesday, the Health Unit lists 2 people as hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 1  person in the ICU. Two hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

The Health Unit says the outbreak at Regency Park has ended as of Wednesday.

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, 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.

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