Confirmed Influenza in Windsor-Essex

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has reported the first confirmed case of Influenza A in Windsor and Essex County.

According to the health unit, the individual is a resident in a long term care home, the facility has been placed in influenza outbreak and is currently implementing all required precautions.

Last influenza season, there were a total of 179 lab confirmed influenza cases, with the first case being reported December 9, 2019.