WECHU reports six new COVID-19 cases in Windsor-Essex
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in Windsor, Ont., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says there are six new cases of COVID-19 in the region on Thursday.
Windsor-Essex has had a total of 2,821 confirmed cases of the virus, including 2700 people who have recovered.
Here’s the breakdown of new cases:
- 3 cases are community acquired
- 1 case is travel related
- 2 cases are still under investigation
The health unit says 45 cases are considered active in the region.
The seven-day moving average has been around five new cases in Windsor-Essex. There was only one new case on Monday, 17 news cases on Tuesday and three new cases on Wednesday.
WECHU says there is still one outbreak in the food and beverage industry in Kingsville. There are no reported outbreaks at local schools or long term care homes.
There have been 76 deaths related to COVID-19 in Windsor-Essex. Fifty-three deaths are related to residents in retirement or long-term care homes and two are related to migrant workers.
In Chatham-Kent, there are 32 active COVID-19 cases, with three people in hospital. Overall there has been a total of 406 cases and three deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.