41 New Cases Of COVID-19, 2 New Deaths In Windsor Essex As Of Wednesday

Wednesday December 2nd, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 41 new cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the local total to 3,740.

Cases increased from 3,699 on Tuesday December 1st to 3,740 on Wednesday December 2nd and 410 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 13 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is community acquired, and the sources of 27 cases are still under investigation.

They say 3,248 people locally have recovered (an increase of 56 recoveries today).

There have been two new deaths due to COVID-19 as of Wednesday bringing the local death toll to 82. The Health Unit says a man in his 90s from a long-term care home, and a woman in her 80s living in the community, both passed away.

As of Wednesday, the Health Unit lists 13 people as hospitalized, and 2 people in the ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Fifteen hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, four long-term care/retirement homes remain under outbreak and there is one new outbreak:

  • Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Residence (Kingsville) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Leamington Mennonite (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Riverside Place (Windsor) has 17 resident cases and 3 staff cases
  • Iller Lodge (Essex) has 18 resident cases and 3 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, seven workplaces remain under outbreak:

  • 3 outbreaks at agri-farms in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a finance and insurance workplace in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a place of worship in Leamington

School Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, two schools remain under outbreak:

  • W.J. Langlois Catholic Elementary School
  • Frank W. Begley Public School

Community Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, there are two community outbreaks:

  • Riverplace Residence
  • Victoria Manor

Hospital Outbreaks

As of Wednesday, there are two hospital outbreaks:

  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Windsor Regional Hospital

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