Health unit reports 30 new cases of COVID

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Another 30 Windsor-Essex residents tested positive for COVID-19.

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The local health unit reported Tuesday that 15 of the people contracted COVID from close contacts with confirmed cases, five infections were acquired in the community and one was related to travel. The source of transmission for nine cases is still under investigation.

To date, 20,423 are residents who have tested positive, including 170 cases that are still active, 463 people who have died, and 19,790 cases considered resolved.

Eleven people who have tested positive are currently in the hospital.

New COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at the Vollmer Complex in LaSalle and the Oakwood Bible Chapel in Windsor. A community outbreak in the center’s mission remains active.

The outbreaks also remain active in five workplaces and six schools.

A previously reported outbreak at Augustine Villas, a retirement home in Kingsville, has been rescinded.

As of Tuesday morning, 306,847 Windsor-Essex residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 16,998 residents have received just one dose. Booster injections of the third dose have been given to 4,902 people considered especially vulnerable to serious complications of the disease.

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