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1 New Death, 53 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Thursday

Thursday January 28th, 2021, 9:45am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 53 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday, bringing the local total to 11,968.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 11,915 on Wednesday January 27th to 11,968 on Thursday January 28th and 821 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 9 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 12 cases are outbreak-related, 6 cases are community acquired, 1 case is travel related outside of North America, and 25 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says 48 cases are currently active at agri-farms and 157 cases are currently active at long-term care and retirement homes.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 10,843 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 164 resolved cases today.


There has been one new death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 304.

The Health Unit says a man in his 70s from the community passed away.


The Health Unit lists 89 hospitalizations today: 77 people in acute care (3 less today), and 12 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

The total number of confirmed cases attributed to current outbreaks (the Health Unit does not publish a breakdown of active cases by location).

  • Franklin Gardens (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since January 25th, 2021
    • 8 resident cases (+2 today)
    • 1 staff case
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 22nd, 2021
    • 2 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Leamington (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since January 15th, 2021
    • 2 resident cases
    • 2 staff cases
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 16 resident cases (+1 today)
    • 9 staff cases
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 7th, 2021
    • 3 resident case (+2 today)
    • 1 staff case
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 1st, 2021
    • 47 resident cases
    • 7 staff cases
  • Rosewood Erie Glen (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since December 31st, 2020
    • 41 resident cases (+1 today)
    • 8 staff cases
  • Augustine Villas (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since December 26th, 2020
    • 65 resident cases
    • 18 staff cases
  • Sunrise Assisted Living of Windsor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 21st, 2020
    • 15 resident cases
    • 8 staff cases
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 20th, 2020
    • 47 resident cases
    • 25 staff cases
  • Sun Parlour Home (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since December 17th, 2020
    • 2 resident cases
    • 13 staff cases
  • Banwell Gardens Care Centre (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 16th, 2020
    • 115 resident cases
    • 65 staff cases (+1 today)
  • The Shoreview at Riverside (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 16th, 2020
    • 30 resident cases
    • 16 staff cases
  • Extendicare Tecumseh (Tecumseh)
    • Under outbreak since December 12th, 2020
    • 90 resident cases
    • 57 staff cases
  • Berkshire Care Center (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 11th, 2020
    • 98 resident cases
    • 62 staff cases
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2020
    • 169 resident cases (+4 today)
    • 136 staff cases
  • Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since November 30th, 2020
    • 65 resident cases
    • 33 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 7 outbreaks at agri-farms in Leamington
  • 6 outbreaks at agri-farms in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a food & beverage workplace in Leamington
  • 4 outbreaks at health care and social assistance workplaces in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Tecumseh (new today)
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Kingsville
  • 3 outbreaks at manufacturing workplaces in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a retail trade workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a retail trade workplace in Essex
  • 1 outbreak at a transportation and warehousing workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

Community Outbreaks

  • No current community outbreaks

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare – 2S
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 6N
  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare – 3N
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 4N
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus – 6E

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. The Health Unit has also stated that case and contact management is delayed due to the recent surge in cases and that may affect some of the data. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data throughout each day.

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