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1 Additional Death, 42 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Saturday

Saturday March 13th, 2021, 10:49am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Saturday, bringing the local total to 13,380.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,338 on Friday March 12th to 13,380 on Saturday March 13th and 310 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are outbreak related, 12 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 6 cases are community acquired, and 22 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 16,590 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+3,195 since yesterday)
  • 11,843 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+25 since yesterday)
  • A total of 40,276 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+3,245 since yesterday)

Vaccination pre-registration is available for those 80 years and older at this link:

Or you can call 519-251-4072.

If you’re aged 60-64, you can get a vaccine at a participating pharmacy. See the province’s list here:

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,673 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 27 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 397. They say a man in his 70s from the community passed away.


The Health Unit lists 31 hospitalizations today: 25 people in acute care (2 less today), and 6 people in the ICU (2 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.

  • Riverside Place (Windsor) (new outbreak today)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Leamington Mennonite Home (Leamington)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Dolce Vita (Windsor)
    • 3 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at a construction workplace in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Windsor (1 less today)
  • 1 outbreak at a public administration workplace in Lakeshore (new today)
  • 1 outbreak at a retail workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • W.F. Herman High School
  • Bellewood Public School
  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

  • Victoria Manor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)
  • Downtown Mission (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 7N

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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