8 New Deaths, 272 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Thursday

Thursday December 31st, 2020

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has announced 272 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday, bringing the local total to 7,646.

Cases increased from 7,374 on Wednesday December 30th to 7,646 on Thursday December 31st and 1,933 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

Thursday’s 272 new cases is the highest single-day increase in cases in Windsor Essex.

The Health Unit says 46 cases are outbreak-related, 3 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, and 223 cases are still being investigated.

They say 5,576 people locally have recovered (an increase of 145 recoveries today).

There have been eight new deaths from COVID-19 as of Thursday bringing the local death toll to 137.  The Health Unit says:

  • 7 are from long-term care
    • A man and a woman in their 60s
    • A man in his 70s
    • A man in his 80s
    • Three men in their 90s
  • 1 is from the community
    • A man in his 60s

Hospitalizations

As of Thursday, the Health Unit lists 100 hospitalizations: 85 people in acute care (increase of 14), and 15 people in the ICU (decrease of 4) 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 Thursday, the following are under outbreak:

  • Chateau Park (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 3 staff cases
  • Leamington Mennonite Home (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 3 staff cases
  • Riverside Place (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 3 staff cases
  • Brouillette Manor (Windsor) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Augustine Villas (Kingsville) has 7 resident cases and 2 staff cases (1 new resident case)
  • Sunrise Assisted Living of Windsor (Windsor) has 4 resident cases and 4 staff cases
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor) has 31 resident cases and 8 staff cases (4 new resident cases)
  • Chartwell Classic Oak Park LaSalle (LaSalle) has 0 resident cases and 1 staff case
  • Sun Parlour Home (Leamington) has 0 resident cases and 5 staff cases
  • Banwell Gardens Care Centre (Windsor) has 48 resident cases and 28 staff cases (4 new resident cases, 2 new staff cases)
  • The Shoreview at Riverside (Windsor) has 7 resident cases and 5 staff cases
  • Extendicare Tecumseh (Tecumseh) has 59 resident cases and 26 staff cases (8 new resident cases, 5 new staff cases)
  • Berkshire Care Center (Windsor) has 82 resident cases and 38 staff cases (37 new resident cases)
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor) has 115 resident cases and 74 staff cases
  • Chartwell St. Clair Beach (Tecumseh) has 53 resident cases and 12 staff cases (3 new staff cases)
  • Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor) has 10 resident cases and 8 staff cases (3 new resident cases, 1 new staff case)

Workplace Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the following are under outbreak:

  • 6 outbreaks at agri-farms in Leamington
  • 4 outbreaks at agri-farms in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Essex
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Tecumseh
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Tecumseh
  • 1 outbreak at a food and beverage service in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a personal service setting in LaSalle

School Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the following are under outbreak:

  • St. Rose Catholic Elementary School
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic School
  • St. Mary French Immersion Catholic Elementary School

Community Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the following are under outbreak:

  • The Salvation Army Center of Hope
  • Manor Lodge House
  • Victoria Manor

Hospital Outbreaks

As of Thursday, the following are under outbreak:

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 6N floor
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 4N floor
  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare

Note: windsoriteDOTca News makes every effort to track the changes in COVID-19 data each day. These numbers are subject to change as the Health Unit makes changes to their numbers throughout each day, and errors and omissions sometimes occur with their data. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data.

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