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4 New Deaths, 27 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Saturday

Saturday February 20th, 2021, 10:33am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 27 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Saturday, bringing the local total to 12,746.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,719 on Friday February 19th to 12,746 on Saturday February 20th and 289 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are outbreak-related, 6 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 6 cases are community-acquired, and 13 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 1,295 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (-309 since yesterday)
  • 11,056 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+442 since yesterday)
  • A total of 23,407 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+575 since yesterday)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,085 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 35 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced 4 additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 372.

They say:

  • 3 deaths are from the community
    • A man and a woman in their 70’s
    • A man in his 90’s
  • 1 death is from long-term care
    • A man in his 90’s


The Health Unit lists 41 hospitalizations today: 35 people in acute care (5 more today), and 6 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 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
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Outbreak ended.
  • 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 (+1 today)
    • 143 staff cases (+1 today)

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.

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