COVID-19 outbreaks reported at two hospitals in Windsor, Ont.

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WINDSOR, Ont. — Public health officials have declared COVID-19 outbreaks at two hospitals in Windsor, Ont.

Windsor Regional Hospital's Ouellette Campus has confirmed four cases of infection in staff on its 7th floor.

The hospital says patients and other staff on the floor have tested negative.

Meanwhile, Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare has reported three staff and two patients in its rehabilitation unit have COVID-19.

The hospital has closed new admissions on the third floor of the unit and has temporarily suspended non-essential staff from entering.

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says it is working with hospital administrators to determine the outbreaks' source of transmission and risk to staff and patients.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 30, 2020.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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