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Windsor-Essex health unit orders self-isolation for all workers on one farm after COVID-19 outbreak

July 2, 2020  By CBC News

Employees at an agricultural farm in Essex County are being prohibited from working and required to isolate after 191 new cases of COVID-19 were found there over the weekend.

The order was issued on July 1 by Windsor-Essex’s medical officer of health Dr. Wajid Ahmed and applies to all workers not just those who are confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. “The order requires the owner/operator of the farm to ensure the isolation of workers and prohibits them from working until further direction,” Ahmed said in a media release Wednesday. | READ MORE


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