15 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Windsor-Essex

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There are 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex.

In a Saturday morning release from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, six addiitonal cases have been confirmed since Friday with 815 individuals having been tested with 552 tests still pending.

  • Case nine reported yesterday, is a female in her 60s with no travel history. Her date of exposure is unknown but she developed symptoms on March 12th. She is currently recovering at home with mild symptoms.
  • Case 10 is a female in her 50s that works in a healthcare facility in Michigan. She is a close contact of a confirmed case in Michigan. She first developed symptoms on March 14th and is currently recovering at home.
  • Case 11 is a female in her 30s with recent travel from the United Kingdom. She developed symptoms on March 18th and was tested at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre. The individual is currently recovering in the United Kingdom.
  • Case 12 is a female in her 50s that works in a healthcare facility in Michigan. She developed symptoms on March 20th and was tested at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre March 23rd. She is currently recovering at home.
  • Case 13 is a male in his 50s with recent travel in the United States/New York. He developed symptoms on March 15th and was tested at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre March 17th. He is currently recovering at home.
  • Cases 14 and 15 were just received Saturday morning, no information is available at this time and will be reported in a later news release. The WECHU is currently following up with the contacts for all the new cases. In total, 11 of the 13 cases in Windsor-Essex are associated with travel, 9 are travel to the United States, including 5 healthcare workers in Michigan.

The local health unit says it continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to the pandemic as the situation evolves in the province and the community.