65 New Cases Of COVID-19, 2 New Outbreaks In Windsor Essex As Of Friday

Friday December 4th, 2020

Posted at 10:11am

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 65 new cases of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the local total to 3,801.

Cases increased from 3,801 on Thursday December 3rd to 3,864 on Friday December 4th and 424 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex. They say four recent cases have been transferred to other health units.

The Health Unit says 5 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community acquired, and the origins of 58 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s staff.

They say 3,358 people locally have recovered (an increase of 54 recoveries today).

There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Friday and the local death toll stands at 82.

As of Friday, the Health Unit lists 27 hospitalizations: 20 people in acute care (3 new today), and 7 people in the ICU (2 new today) with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Fourteen hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

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

  • Chartwell St. Clair Beach (Tecumseh) has 1 resident case and 0 staff cases (new outbreak today)
  • Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Residence (Kingsville) has 0 resident cases and 2 staff cases
  • Leamington Mennonite (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 2 staff cases
  • 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 Friday, there is one new outbreak and seven other 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 manufacturing facility in Kingsville (new today)
  • 1 outbreak at a place of worship in Leamington

School Outbreaks

As of Friday, three schools remain under outbreak:

  • Corpus Christi Catholic Middle School – Central Park Athletics Campus
  • W.J. Langlois Catholic Elementary School
  • Frank W. Begley Public School

Community Outbreaks

As of Friday, there are two community outbreaks:

  • Riverplace Residence
  • Victoria Manor

Hospital Outbreaks

As of Friday, there are two hospital outbreaks:

  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Windsor Regional Hospital

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