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

Thursday November 5th, 2020

Posted at 10:35am

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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 2,878. They say 2,742 people locally have recovered.

Cases increased from 2,872 on Wednesday November 4th to 2,878 on Thursday November 5th and 60 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are residents of a long-term care home, 2 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is a local healthcare worker, and 1 case is 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. Two hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

As of Thursday there are two outbreaks:

  • Lifetimes on Riverside (Windsor) has 3 resident cases and 4 staff cases
  • Iller Lodge (Essex) has 5 resident cases and 1 staff case (2 new resident cases compared to yesterday)

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