2 new deaths, 6 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Windsor-Essex
Windsor-Essex medical officer of health Dr. Wajid Ahmed in Windsor, Ont., on Monday, May 11, 2020. (Bob Bellacicco / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reports two more people have died in the region related to COVID-19.
As of Tuesday morning, there are six new local cases, for a total of 732 cases.There are 287 people who have recovered.
The health unit says a total of 61 people have died in Windsor-Essex related to the virus.
Windsor-Essex medical officer of health Dr. Wajid Ahmed says a woman in her 90s and a woman in her 80s are the most recent deaths. They were both residents of long-term care homes.
There are 15 long-term care facilities in the region experiencing outbreaks.
WECHU says 11,585 tests have been done, with 1,774 results pending.
In Chatham-Kent, there were 90 positive COVID-19 cases reported as of Tuesday morning.