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1 New Death, 31 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Saturday

Saturday March 6th, 2021, 10:52am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Saturday, bringing the local total to 13,126.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,095 on Friday March 5th to 13,126 on Saturday March 6th and 222 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 13 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is community-acquired, and 17 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 8,020 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+900 since yesterday)
  • 11,613 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+6 since yesterday)
  • A total of 31,246 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+912 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 12,511 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 43 resolved cases today.


There has been one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 393.

The Health Unit says a man in his 70s from the community passed away.


The Health Unit lists 39 hospitalizations today: 29 people in acute care (7 less today), and 10 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.

  • 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

School Outbreaks

  • Bellewood Public School (new outbreak)
  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

  • Victoria Manor (new outbreak)
  • 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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