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

Thursday March 11th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday, bringing the local total to 13,299.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,260 on Wednesday March 10th to 13,299 on Thursday March 11th and 281 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 7 cases are outbreak related, 13 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 4 cases are community-acquired, and 15 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 11,885 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,192 since yesterday)
  • 11,775 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+20 since yesterday)
  • A total of 35,435 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,232 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.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,623 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 395. They say a man in his 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 37 hospitalizations today: 29 people in acute care (2 more today), and 8 people in the ICU (4 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.

  • 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 (+1 today)

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 repair and maintenance workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a retail workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • W.F. Herman Academy
  • 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

Leave Of Absence For Dr. Ahmed

The Health Unit announced Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health will be taking a two week leave of absence. In a statement the Health Unit said they will be receiving Medical Officer of Health support from other public health units during his absence.

The Health Unit declined to share any further details about the leave.

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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