1 New Death, 39 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Friday

Friday March 12th, 2021

Posted at 10:32am


The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday, bringing the local total to 13,338.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,299 on Thursday March 11th to 13,338 on Friday March 12th and 296 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 5 cases are outbreak related, 10 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is community acquired, and 23 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 13,395 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,510 since yesterday)
  • 11,818 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+43 since yesterday)
  • A total of 37,031 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,596 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 12,646 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 23 resolved cases today.


The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 396. They say a woman in her 70s from the community passed away.


The Health Unit lists 35 hospitalizations today: 27 people in acute care (2 less today), and 8 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.

  • 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
  • 2 outbreaks at health care and social assistance workplaces in Windsor
  • 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)
  • 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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