WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reports there are six new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor-Essex.

Two cases are in the community and one new case is in the agri-farm sector. Two people work in Michigan, including one who is a healthcare worker. One case is still under investigation.

Windsor-Essex medical officer of health Dr. Wajid Ahmed says a case is classified as “community” when the person acquired COVID-19 from community spread, where they cannot link it back to any specific case.

“Which means there is a risk to the community for those people who may be coming into contact with those cases,” says Ahmed.

As of Tuesday, there are 1,678 confirmed cases in Windsor-Essex, including 1038 people who have recovered.

There are outbreaks at five workplaces, including a manufacturing facility in Leamington, two agricultural facilities in Leamington and two agricultural facilities in Kingsville.

The death toll in Windsor-Essex remains at 68. Forty-nine deaths are related to residents in long-term care homes and two are related to migrant workers.

There are three long-term care or retirement facilities in outbreak status – Riverside Place, Devonshire Retirement Residence and Extendicare Tecumseh.