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“In the community, if we continue to see a pattern, maybe we need to have a conversation again about going in the right direction … maybe putting more control measures in place to avoid these types of mini-surges,” Ahmed said.
However, Ahmed added that he considers the region’s migrant workers to be “a very restricted population.”
He would be greatly concerned if all the new cases were in the general community.
No new deaths were announced on Thursday. To date, 63 people in Windsor-Essex have died due to the novel coronavirus.
The number of resolved cases is now 465.
There are 21 COVID-19 patients in the region who currently require hospital care.
At least 14,728 people in Windsor-Essex have been tested, with 956 test results still pending.
As of Thursday morning, the provincial number of confirmed cases was 23,774, with 1,962 deaths.
Michigan’s case count has now climbed to 53,009, with a death toll of 5,060.