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1 New Death, 10 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Wednesday

Wednesday March 3rd, 2021, 12:48pm


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 13,047.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,037 on Tuesday March 2nd to 13,047 on Wednesday March 3rd and 262 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 3 cases are outbreak-related, 4 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, and 3 cases are community-acquired.


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

  • 5,740 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,043 since yesterday)
  • 11,588 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+19 since yesterday)
  • A total of 28,916 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,081 since yesterday)

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

Or you can call 519-251-4072.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,397 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 27 resolved cases today.


There has been one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 388. The Health Unit says a man in his 70’s from long-term care passed away.


The Health Unit lists 47 hospitalizations today: 38 people in acute care (1 more today), and 9 people in the ICU (2 more 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)
    • Outbreak ended today.
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 25 resident cases
    • 15 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • Monseigneur Jean Noel (new today)

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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