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9 New Deaths, 14 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Thursday

Thursday February 18th, 2021, 9:56am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday, bringing the local total to 12,696.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 12,682 on Wednesday February 17th to 12,696 on Thursday February 18th and 304 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are outbreak-related, 1 cases is a close contact of a confirmed case, and 10 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 1,844 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (-347 today)
  • 10,247 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+359 today)
  • A total of 22,338 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+371 today)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,028 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 29 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced 9 additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 364.

They say:

  • 6 deaths are from the community
    • a man in his 60s
    • a man in his 70s
    • three men in their 80s
    • a man in his 90s
  • 3 deaths are from long-term care and retirement homes
    • a man in his 80s
    • a man and a woman in their 90s


The Health Unit lists 40 hospitalizations today: 33 people in acute care, and 7 people in the ICU (3 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 (+1 today)
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Outbreak ended.
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 24 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
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2020
    • 176 resident cases
    • 142 staff cases (+1 today)

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Tecumseh

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

Community Outbreaks

  • Salvation Army
  • Downtown Mission
  • Kensington Court Retirement Residence

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus – Clinical Teaching Unit (new yesterday afternoon)

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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