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44 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex Announced Tuesday

Tuesday February 16th, 2021, 10:31am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 44 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday, bringing the local total to 12,606.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,562 on Sunday February 14th to 12,606 on Tuesday February 16th and 306 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

They say all 44 new cases are from February 14th and no new cases were reported Monday February 15th. The Health Unit did not release any information on Monday due to the holiday.

The Health Unit says 16 cases are outbreak-related, 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 4 cases are community acquired, and 16 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 11,945 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 43 resolved cases over two days.


There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 355.


The Health Unit lists 33 hospitalizations today: 22 people in acute care, and 11 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):


The Health Unit provided a vaccination update today (+/- change in parentheses from Friday’s numbers):

  • 2,502 have received only their first dose of the vaccine (-2,036)
  • 9,559 have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+2,161)
  • A total of 21,620 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,286)

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
    • 38 resident cases
    • 14 staff cases
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 22nd, 2021
    • 2 resident cases
    • 2 staff case
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 23 resident cases
    • 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
  • Augustine Villas (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since December 26th, 2020
    • 66 resident cases
    • 20 staff cases
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2020
    • 176 resident cases
    • 140 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 2 outbreaks at agri-farms in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Tecumseh
  • 2 outbreaks at manufacturing workplaces in Windsor
  • 2 outbreaks at manufacturing workplaces in Tecumseh
  • 1 outbreak at a personal service setting in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

Community Outbreaks

  • Downtown Mission
  • Kensington Court Retirement Residence

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

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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