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3 New Deaths, 29 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Friday

Friday March 5th, 2021, 10:06am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 29 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday, bringing the local total to 13,095.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,066 on Thursday March 4th to 13,095 on Friday March 5th and 235 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are outbreak-related, 11 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 7 cases are community-acquired, and 9 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.


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

  • 7,120 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+945 since yesterday)
  • 11,607 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+15 since yesterday)
  • A total of 30,334 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+975 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 12,468 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 55 resolved cases today.


There has been three additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 392.

The Health Unit says three people from the community passed away: a man in his 60s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 80s.


The Health Unit lists 46 hospitalizations today: 36 people in acute care (1 more today), and 10 people (1 more today) 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.

  • Dolce Vita (Windsor)
    • 3 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor) (new outbreak today)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case

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

  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

  • 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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