171 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex As Of Saturday

Saturday December 19th, 2020

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Last updated: Saturday December 19th, 5:11pm: The Health Unit had a delay updating their data today.

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 171 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, bringing the local total to 5,617.

Cases increased from 5,446 on Friday December 18th to 5,617 on Saturday December 19th and 1,008 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 22 cases are outbreak related, 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is community acquired, and 140 cases are still being investigated.

They say 4,514 people locally have recovered (an increase of 177 recoveries today).

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 as of Saturday and the local death toll stands at 95.

Hospitalizations

As of Saturday, the Health Unit lists 74 hospitalizations: 60 people in acute care (an increase of 8 today), and 14 people in the ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex.

Cases listed on local hospital websites (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

As of Saturday, the following are under outbreak:

  • Chartwell Classic Oak Park LaSalle (LaSalle) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case (new Saturday afternoon)
  • Sun Parlour Home (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff cases (1 new staff case)
  • Banwell Gardens Care Centre (Windsor) has 7 resident cases and 2 staff case (5 new resident cases, 1 new staff case)
  • The Shoreview at Riverside (Windsor) has 1 resident case and 2 staff cases
  • La Chaumiere Retirement (Puce) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Extendicare Tecumseh (Tecumseh) has 32 resident cases and 13 staff case (6 new resident cases, 8 new staff cases)
  • Berkshire Care Center (Windsor) has 28 resident cases and 23 staff cases (12 new resident case, 5 new staff cases)
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor) has 68 resident cases and 40 staff cases (7 new resident cases, 10 new staff cases)
  • Country Village (Woodslee) has 2 resident cases and 2 staff cases
  • Chartwell St. Clair Beach (Tecumseh) has 39 resident cases and 8 staff cases (4 new staff cases)
  • Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor) has 1 resident case and 2 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Saturday, the following are under outbreak:

  • 3 outbreaks at agri-farms in Leamington
  • 3 outbreaks at agri-farms in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a finance and insurance workplace in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Tecumseh

School Outbreaks

As of Saturday, the following are under outbreak:

  • LA Desmarais Catholic Elementary School
  • L’Essor Catholic Elementary School

Community Outbreaks

As of Saturday, the following are under outbreak:

  • Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario
  • Victoria Manor
  • Manor Lodge House

Hospital Outbreaks

As of Saturday, the following are under outbreak:

  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus

The Health Unit says detailed data (case sources, outbreak numbers, etc) may not be up to date at this time due to delays with case and contact management and the high volume of recent cases.

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