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Issued: Friday, December 11, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. | Windsor-Essex County

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):

"The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is investigating a cluster of cases at Windsor Regional Hospital. To date, we have identified 4 staff cases working on one floor of the Metropolitan campus of Windsor Regional Hospital. The investigation is ongoing and we are working closely with hospital administrators and the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) team to determine the source of transmission and the potential risk to staff and patients.

Due to privacy considerations, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is unable to disclose publicly any further details about the cases or the number of close contacts at the hospitals."

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