CBC Windsor’s COVID-19 update on August 3: Here’s what’s happening today

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.Four of these cases involve agricultural workers, two others come from a dispersed community, and one relates to travel.

Of the 2,340 confirmed cases in the region, 1,444 are resolved.

On Monday, 71 people from Windsor-Essex died from the disease.

Epidemics

Two long-term care and retirement homes are emerging.

Chartwell Leamington and Augustine Villas in Kingsville both have staff with positive cases.

There are currently 12 workplace outbreaks.

Five outbreaks are occurring in the agricultural sector, four in Kingsville and one in Leamington.

Kingsville and Windsor both have outbreaks in manufacturing, while Tecumseh and Leamington have one.

A construction workplace in Leamington is also erupting.

Chuck’s Roadhouse customers have asked to watch for symptoms

On Saturday, the health unit said in a press release that customers who frequent Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar & Grill at 6675 Tecumseh Rd. E. on July 24 and 25 should watch for symptoms after an employee tests positive for COVID -19.

The health unit is asking anyone who visited the restaurant on July 24 and 25 to watch for symptoms. (Tahmina Aziz / CBC)

The health unit said customers who were on the patio or taking food should take the COVID-19 self-assessment online and monitor themselves for the next 14 days for symptoms.

Chuck’s Roadhouse management told the health unit that extensive cleaning and disinfection had taken place.

The health unit “is working to identify close contacts,” according to the press release.

“All appropriate precautions were taken by the premises and the member of staff in question wore a face mask during his work,” said a statement from WECHU.

“WECHU is advising the public as there is a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19 for customers who have visited the restaurant on the dates specified. ”

The health unit carried out 3,810 inspections this month alone regarding the regulation of patios and masks, but no fines were imposed.

COVID-19 in Sarnia-Lambton

Lambton Public Health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday. There have been 318 cases in total and overall there have been 25 deaths.

There are 26 active cases of COVID-19 in the Sarnia-Lambton area and 267 are considered resolved.

COVID-19 in Chatham-Kent

The Chatham-Kent Health Unit has reported five new cases of COVID-19 since Friday. The region had 248 cases in total.

Three people are currently hospitalized with the virus and 42 are in self-isolation.

One person in the area has died from COVID-19 and 202 have recovered.

A workplace in the region is currently considered to have an active outbreak of COVID-19.

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