1 New Death, 24 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Tuesday

Tuesday March 9th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 24 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday, bringing the local total to 13,224.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,200 on Monday March 8th to 13,224 on Tuesday March 9th and 254 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 4 cases are community-acquired, and 12 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 9,603 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,050 since yesterday)
  • 11,645 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+30 since yesterday)
  • A total of 32,893 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,110 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.

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says the Health Unit will soon be reaching out those vaccinated at the mass clinic last week who had appointments booked for their second vaccine dose. She says the second dose appointments are being cancelled and rebooked for four months time due to new federal and provincial direction about the timing of second doses.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,576 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 31 resolved cases today.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 394. They say a man in his 80s from the community has passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 39 hospitalizations today: 27 people in acute care (2 less today), and 12 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.

  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Dolce Vita (Windsor)
    • 3 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at a construction workplace in Kingsville
  • 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
  • 1 outbreak at a retail workplace in Windsor (new today)

School Outbreaks

  • Bellewood Public School
  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

  • Victoria Manor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)
  • Salvation Army
  • 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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