COVID-19 outbreak at University of Windsor residence – .

COVID-19 outbreak at University of Windsor residence – .

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the University of Windsor’s Alumni Hall residence.

The move came after the building’s daily wastewater screening tested positive for the virus on Saturday, November 27.

After these results, the University promulgated its COVID-19 protections and protocols. This included large-scale testing of building residents and affected staff.

Residents of Alumni Hall are subject to a modified quarantine.

“They are asked to access the University’s testing facilities, avoid close contact with other residents and the community, limit contact outside their residence as much as possible to essential travel and continue to follow other public health measures until the epidemic is ended. ” According to a press release from the university. “The risk of exposure to other staff, faculty and students is considered extremely low. “

Four cases have been confirmed by WECHU.

These close people and contacts have been relocated and are receiving support from the health unit, student health services and residential services.


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