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4 New Deaths, 23 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Friday

Friday February 19th, 2021, 9:50am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 23 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday, bringing the local total to 12,719.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,696 on Thursday February 18th to 12,719 on Friday February 19th and 301 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are outbreak-related, 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community-acquired, and 11 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 1,604 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (-240 since yesterday)
  • 10,614 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+367 since yesterday)
  • A total of 22,832 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+494 since yesterday)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,050 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 22 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced 4 additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 368.

They say:

  • 1 death is from the community
    • a man in his 80s
  • 3 deaths are from long-term care homes
    • two women in their 80s
    • a woman in her 90s


The Health Unit lists 36 hospitalizations today: 30 people in acute care (3 less today), and 6 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 (+1 today)
    • 15 staff cases
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 1st, 2021
    • 48 resident cases
    • 9 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
    • 176 resident cases
    • 142 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Leamington (new today)
  • 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 (new yesterday afternoon)
  • 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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