The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 7 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, bringing the local total to 2,794. They say 2,686 people locally have recovered.
Cases increased from 2,787 on Saturday October 24th to 2,794 on Sunday October 25th and 32 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.
The Health Unit says 1 case is a close contact of a confirmed case, and 6 cases are still being investigated.
There have been no additional deaths due to COVID-19 as of Sunday and the local death toll stands at 76.
As of Sunday, the Health Unit lists 2 people as hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex, and 1 person in the ICU. One hospitalization is listed at Windsor Regional Hospital.
As of Sunday, the Health Unit says the following workplaces are under outbreak:
1 construction company (in Lakeshore)
1 food & beverage services company (in Kingsville)
A workplace outbreak is declared when two or more employees test positive for COVID-19 within a reasonable timeline to suspect transmission in the workplace, according to the Health Unit. Officials with the Health Unit have said a workplace will only be named if a threat to the public exists.