Percy Hatfield MPP, Windsor-Tecumseh

Government of Ontario

COVID-19 - August 27

Published on August 27, 2020

Good evening,

Windsor-Essex is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 today. Seven of the cases are close contacts of a positive case, two are from workers in the agri-farm sector, and three are under investigation. The new total of confirmed cases is 2,489. Of the total confirmed cases, 26 percent are between the ages of 20-29 and 23 percent are between the ages of 30-39. About 800 people were tested at the St. Clair College Sportsplex earlier this week.

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has released a webpage specifically to teach children about proper hygiene and physical distancing as parents prepare for kids returning to school. The website can be found here: https://wechu.org/cv/information-parents-caregivers.

With COVID-19, there has been an increased demand for mental health services for children. If you have any concerns about what’s going on with your child, the Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare Regional Children’s Centre is available to assist. Here is their contact information:

Huot Building, 3901 Connaught St.

Phone: (519) 257-5215

Hours: Monday through Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please continue to remain diligent in maintaining social distancing, washing your hands frequently, and wearing a mask in public.

-Percy