28 new COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor-Essex, no new deaths

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in Windsor, Ont., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 28 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths on Monday.

The death toll related to COVID-19 is at 414 people.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 15,596 confirmed cases of the virus, including 14,796 people who have recovered.

BREAKDOWN OF NEW CASES

  • 4 cases are community acquired
  • 11 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 13 cases are still under investigation

OUTBREAKS IN THE REGION:

  • 8 workplaces are in COVID-19 outbreak
  • 2 community outbreak
  • 1 long-term care or retirement home is in COVID-19 outbreak
  • 0 school is in outbreak.

There are 14 Windsor-Essex residents with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital and 5 people are in the ICU. The health unit website says 970 preliminary or confirmed Variant of Concern (VOC) cases have been identified.

WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY RESIDENT VACCINATED:

  • 144,034 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
  • 13,945 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine.