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Published on Saturday, March 28

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Friday, March 27

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

Published on Friday, March 27

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Thursday, March 26

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Today, Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health and David Musyj, President and Chief Executive Officer for Windsor Regional Hospital, jointly announce the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a hospitalized patient in Windsor-Essex.

Published on Thursday, March 26

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Wednesday, March 25

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Tuesday, March 24

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Monday, March 23

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Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health confirmed the third positive case of COVID-19 in the Windsor and Essex County (WEC) region March 23rd, 2020. This third case is not connected to the previous two cases in Windsor-Essex and is travel related.

Published on Monday, March 23

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.

Published on Sunday, March 22

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit continues to work with the Ministry of Health, local health care providers, and municipal partners to monitor and coordinate the response to COVID-19 as the situation evolves in the province and the community.