Essex County migrant worker, 24, in critical condition with COVID-19
CTV Windsor Published Friday, June 5, 2020 8:19AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 5, 2020 8:23AM EDT
The Windsor Regional Hospital sign is shown in this file photo in Windsor, Ont., Dec.5, 2012. (Melanie Borrelli / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- A 24-year-old migrant worker in Essex County is in critical care after contracting COVID-19.
Health officials say the worker had been recovering in a hotel room after testing positive for the virus.
He went to Erie Shores HealthCare in Leamington when symptoms worsened on June 1, before being taken to Windsor Regional Hospital’s Ouellette Campus, where he remains.
On Saturday, a 30-year-old Mexican temporary worker died from COVID-19 after working at a farm near Leamington.