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1 New Death, 13 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Monday

Monday February 22nd, 2021, 10:16am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Monday, bringing the local total to 12,784.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,771 on Sunday February 21st to 12,784 on Monday February 22nd and 299 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 1 case is outbreak-related, 2 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are travel-related outside of North America, 2 cases are community-acquired, and 6 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


Here’s the Health Unit’s vaccination update for today:

  • 1,184 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (-40 since yesterday)
  • 11,381 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+146 since yesterday)
  • A total of 23,946 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+252 since yesterday)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,112 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 19 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 373.

They say a woman in her 70s from the community passed away.


The Health Unit lists 43 hospitalizations today: 38 people in acute care (3 more today), and 5 people in the ICU (1 less today) 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 cumulative total number of confirmed cases attributed each outbreak location.

Note: the Health Unit does not publish a breakdown of active cases by location.

  • Franklin Gardens (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since January 25th, 2021
    • 38 resident cases
    • 17 staff cases
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 25 resident cases
    • 15 staff cases
  • Rosewood Erie Glen (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since December 31st, 2020
    • 43 resident cases
    • 10 staff cases
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2020
    • 177 resident cases
    • 143 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

Community Outbreaks

  • Salvation Army
  • Downtown Mission

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 7N
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus – Clinical Teaching Unit

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.

Outbreak Order Issued

Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for Windsor Essex says the Health Unit has issued an outbreak order for the Downtown Mission.

He says the order comes after 70 total cases of COVID-19 were reported among residents and staff, and will require the continued closure of the mission’s original location at 664 Victoria and their 875 Ouellette location. He says it will also require the mission to not accept new guests at its temporary location inside the old Windsor Public Library downtown branch.

Dr. Ahmed says the City of Windsor is providing accommodation to guests at Windsor Water World with a second location being announced soon.

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