31 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Sunday

Sunday March 21st, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Sunday, bringing the local total to 13,595.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,564 on Saturday March 20th to 13,595 on Sunday March 21st and 293 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 2 cases are outbreak related, 18 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3 cases are community acquired, 1 case is travel-related outside of North America, and 7 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 39,102 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,615 since yesterday)
  • 12,058 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+123 since yesterday)
  • A total of 63,218 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,681 since yesterday)

How To Get A Vaccine

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

  • People 75 years of age and older
    • Vaccination booking will be available starting Tuesday.
  • People aged 60 to 64 (AstraZeneca)

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,901 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 18 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: 16 people in acute care, and 5 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.

  • Riverside Place (Windsor)
    • Outbreak ended.
  • 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
  • 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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