Health Unit reports 64 new COVID-19 cases in Windsor-Essex
Windsor Essex County Health Unit in Windsor, Ont., on April 6, 2020. (Bob Bellacicco / CTV Windsor)
LONDON, ONT -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 64 new COVID-19 cases in the region on Saturday.
Windsor-Essex has had a total of 4,517 confirmed cases of the virus, including 3,821 people who have recovered.
As of Saturday, Extendicare Tecumseh nursing home and Berkshire Care centre are reporting outbreaks.
Extendicare Tecumseh nursing home is reporting six residents and one staff member.
Berkshire Care Center reports one resident and one staff member.
There are 22 outbreaks in the region, including nine workplace outbreaks, nine long-term care outbreaks, two hospital outbreaks, two community outbreaks and two school outbreaks.
Windsor-Essex is fourth the highest for the case rate in Ontario and is above the provincial average.
The per cent positivity rate in the region is 4.5. That’s the fifth highest in the province.
The death toll related to COVID-19 in Windsor-Essex is now 90.