1 Additional Death, 19 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Thursday

Thursday March 4th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday, bringing the local total to 13,066.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,047 on Wednesday March 3rd to 13,066 on Thursday March 4th and 264 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are outbreak-related, 5 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community-acquired, and 10 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 6,175 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+435 since yesterday)
  • 11,592 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+4 since yesterday)
  • A total of 29,359 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+443 since yesterday)

Vaccination pre-registration is available for those 80 years and older at this link: https://uwindsor.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cNLRzBnAEGB0tDg

Or you can call 519-251-4072.

Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health says Windsor-Essex has been chosen to be part of a provincial pilot program that will see the distribution of the AstraZeneca vaccine from local pharmacies. He says the pilot program is expected to begin next week and more details are coming soon.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,413 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 16 resolved cases today.

Deaths

There has been one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 389. The Health Unit says a man in his 70’s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 44 hospitalizations today: 35 people in acute care (3 less today), and 9 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.

  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Outbreak ended Wednesday afternoon
  • Dolce Vita (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • 3 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a construction workplace in Kingsville (new today)
  • 2 outbreaks at health care and social assistance workplaces in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a repair and maintenance workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

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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