27 COVID cases linked to outbreaks at Windsor Regional Hospital

Windsor Regional Hospital Ouellette Campus in Windsor, Ont., on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2021. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)

Twenty-seven patients at Windsor Regional Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19 linked to outbreaks on multiple floors.

The hospital provided an update on COVID-19 outbreaks at its Met and Ouellette campuses on Friday.

To date, 27 patients have tested positive for the virus on the following floors due to outbreaks:

  • 6 East, Ouellette Campus
  • 2 North, Ouellette Campus
  • 7 West, Ouellette Campus
  • 8 North, Met Campus
  • 7 North, Met Campus
  • 4 West, Met Campus

The hospital will continue admissions to those units.

WRH officials recommend anyone discharged from the hospital self-monitor for symptoms and attempt to self-isolate for 10 days after discharge.

Precautions remain in place across both campuses and on all units to identify potential outbreaks early. All patients are tested for COVID-19 on admission into hospital and again following admission to hospital, whether they are symptomatic or not.

Regular updates on COVID-19 will be posted to the hospital’s website.