3 New Deaths, 25 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Saturday

Saturday February 27th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Saturday, bringing the local total to 12,956.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,931 on Friday February 26th to 12,956 on Saturday February 27th and 257 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are outbreak-related, 9 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3 cases are community-acquired, and 10 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 3,275 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+507 since yesterday)
  • 11,537 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+9 since yesterday)
  • A total of 26,349 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+525 since yesterday)

Vaccination pre-registration is available for those 80 years and older at this link: https://uwindsor.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cNLRzBnAEGB0tDg

Or you can call 519-251-4072.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,317 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 26 resolved cases today.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced three additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 382.

They say two men in their 70s from the community and one man in his 90s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 50 hospitalizations today: 44 people in acute care (2 more today), and 6 people in the ICU (1 more 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
    • 16 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

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a finance and insurance workplace in LaSalle
  • 2 outbreaks at health care and social assistance workplaces 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.

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