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

Thursday November 12th, 2020

Posted at 10:38am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 39 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, bringing the local total to 3,009. They say 2,783 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,970 on Wednesday November 11th to 3,009 on Thursday November 12th and 150 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

Thursday’s 39 new cases represents the largest single-day increase in cases since July 26th’s 41 new cases.

The Health Unit says 10 cases are residents of a long-term care home, 7 cases are agri-farm workers, 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community acquired, 1 case is travel related to Michigan, and 11 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 2 people as hospitalized with confirmed casess of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. One hospitalization is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

As of Thursday there are four outbreaks:

  • Berkshire Care Center (Windsor) has 1 staff case
  • Riverside Place (Windsor) has 2 staff cases
  • Lifetimes on Riverside (Windsor) has 4 resident cases and 4 staff cases
  • Iller Lodge (Essex) has 15 resident cases and 1 staff case (10 more resident case compared to yesterday)

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