80 new cases of COVID-19, 1 new death, 2 new outbreaks in Windsor Essex since Saturday | windsoriteDOTca News



The Windsor County Essex Health Unit announced 80 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, bringing the local total to 3,941.

Cases increased from 3,864 on Friday 4 December to 3,941 on Saturday 5 December and 427 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The 80 new cases on Saturday represent the highest daily increase in cases since June 28.

The Health Unit says 9 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community acquired, 2 cases are agricultural workers, 1 case is a health worker and the origins of 66 cases are still under investigation.

They say 3,431 people locally have recovered (an increase of 73 recoveries today).

There has been a new death from COVID-19 in Windsor Essex since Saturday, bringing the local death toll to 83. The health unit says an 80-year-old man from the community has died.

As of Saturday, the Health Unit lists 28 hospitalizations: 21 people in acute care (1 new today) and 7 people in intensive care with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex. Thirteen hospitalizations are listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.

Long-term care outbreaks / nursing homes

As of Saturday, there is a new outbreak and five long-term care homes / retirement homes remain affected by the epidemic:

  • Senior Residence in Devonshire (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 1 personal case (new outbreak today)
  • Chartwell St. Clair Beach (Tecumseh) has 1 resident case and 0 dependent cases
  • Aspen Lake Village (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 1 personal case
  • Royal Oak Residence of Chartwell (Kingsville) has 0 resident cases and 2 dependent cases
  • Leamington Mennonite (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 2 dependent cases
  • Riverside Place (Windsor) has 17 resident cases and 3 dependent cases
  • Iller Lodges (Essex) has 18 resident cases and 3 dependent cases

Workplace outbreaks

As of Saturday, there is a new outbreak and eight other workplaces remain affected by the outbreak:

  • 3 outbreaks on Leamington farms
  • 1 outbreak in a health and social care workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a health and social care workplace in Windsor (new today)
  • 1 outbreak in a financial and insurance workplace in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak in a place of worship in Leamington

School outbreaks

As of Saturday, three schools remain affected by the epidemic:

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

Community outbreaks

Starting Saturday, there is a community epidemic:

Hospital outbreaks

As of Saturday, there are two hospital outbreaks:

  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Windsor Regional Hospital




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