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

Friday November 6th, 2020

Posted at 9:56am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 15 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 2,891. They say 2,745 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,878 on Thursday November 5th to 2,891 on Friday November 6th and 70 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are people who travelled to Michigan for work (2 healthcare workers, 1 non-healthcare worker), 7 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3 cases are community acquired, 1 case is a local healthcare worker and 1 case is still being investigated.

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 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

As of Friday there are two outbreaks:

  • Lifetimes on Riverside (Windsor) has 3 resident cases and 4 staff cases
  • Iller Lodge (Essex) has 4 resident cases and 1 staff case (1 less resident case compared to yesterday)

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