New COVID-19 cases jump from 38 on Saturday; New exposure point identified

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit on Saturday announced 38 new cases of COVID-19 as well as a possible new community exposure point.Of the new cases, 23 are linked to close contact with another confirmed case, five were caused by community spread, three are with local health workers, one is linked to a trip to Michigan while six others are still doing subject to investigation.

The region now has 3,248 confirmed cases of the virus and 77 deaths.

The health unit has also identified Deer Run Church in Leamington as a possible exposure point with several dates and times when parishioners may have been in contact with the virus.

– November 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
– November 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
– November 17 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

There are currently four long-term care homes, two schools, and one workplace on the outbreak list.

You can find more information on this at the health unit website.

Windsor-Essex is currently in Yellow-Protect status of the province’s COVID-19 response framework, but will switch to Orange-Restrict on Monday morning which includes several new restrictions for bars and restaurants.

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