19 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Wednesday

Wednesday March 24th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 13,646.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,627 on Tuesday March 23rd to 13,646 on Wednesday March 24th and 245 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 5 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3 cases are community acquired, and 11 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 46,822 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+3,151 since yesterday)
  • 12,059 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (no change since yesterday)
  • A total of 70,940 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+3,151 since yesterday)

How To Get A Vaccine

There are two vaccination programs for different age groups at the moment:

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 13,000 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 27 resolved cases today.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 401.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 14 hospitalizations today: 10 people in acute care (7 less today), and 4 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

  • Leamington Mennonite Home (Leamington)
    • Outbreak ended.

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Essex
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Tecumseh
  • 1 outbreak at a public administration workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a repair and maintenance workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a retail workplace in Windsor (outbreak ended)

School Outbreaks

  • W.F. Herman Secondary (new outbreak on Tuesday)

Community Outbreaks

  • Welcome Centre
  • Salvation Army
  • Southwest Detention Centre
  • Victoria Manor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)
  • Downtown Mission (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

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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