49 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Wednesday

Wednesday February 24th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 49 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 12,865.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,816 on Tuesday February 23rd to 12,865 on Wednesday February 24th and 268 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 33 cases are outbreak-related, 2 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 5 cases are community-acquired, and 9 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 1,895 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+358 since yesterday)
  • 11,501 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+10 since yesterday)
  • A total of 24,897 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+378 since yesterday)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,221 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 44 resolved cases today.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 376.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 42 hospitalizations today: 37 people in acute care (1 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
    • 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
  • 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 finance and insurance workplace in LaSalle
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Windsor
  • 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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