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Targeted COVID-19 testing among migrant workers lead to spike in Ontario cases

June 30, 2020  By CBC News

A single farm in Windsor-Essex, Ont. was the site of some 175 cases of COVID-19.

Ontario reported 257 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with 177 of those cases confirmed by the Windsor-Essex public health unit following targeted testing of migrant farm workers over the weekend.

The farm where the 175 cases were identified employs about 450 people, Ford said at his daily COVID-19 briefing Monday..


Ford added that inspectors have issued about 70 orders over the course of the 250 inspections performed at the farms so far. | READ MORE

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