UPDATED: 21 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Tuesday

Tuesday March 23rd, 2021

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Last updated: Tuesday March 23rd, 1:26pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 21 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday, bringing the local total to 13,627.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,606 on Monday March 22nd to 13,627 on Tuesday March 23rd and 253 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 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:

  • 43,671 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+3,276 since yesterday)
  • 12,059 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (no change since yesterday)
  • A total of 67,789 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+3,276 since yesterday)

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says 82.8 per cent of those aged 80 or older in Windsor-Essex have been vaccinated so far.

How To Get A Vaccine

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

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,973 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 50 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 21 hospitalizations today: 17 people in acute care (3 less today), and 4 people in the ICU (1 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

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 personal and laundry service in Essex (outbreak ended)
  • 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

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

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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