5 Additional Deaths, 23 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Tuesday

Tuesday March 2nd, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 23 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday, bringing the local total to 13,037.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,014 on Monday March 1st to 13,037 on Tuesday March 2nd and 280 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 5 cases are outbreak-related, 3 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 5 cases are community-acquired, and 10 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 4,697 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+674 since yesterday)
  • 11,569 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+16 since yesterday)
  • A total of 27,835 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+706 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 12,370 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 28 resolved cases today.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced 5 additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 387.

They say all 5 deaths are from the community:

  • 2 men in their 60s passed away
  • 3 women in their 80s passed away

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 44 hospitalizations today: 37 people in acute care (3 more today), and 7 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.

  • Franklin Gardens (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since January 25th, 2021
    • 38 resident cases
    • 16 staff cases
  • Regency Park (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 14th, 2021
    • 25 resident cases
    • 15 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Leamington
  • 1 outbreak at a finance and insurance workplace in LaSalle
  • 2 outbreaks at health care and social assistance workplaces in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a repair and maintenance workplace in Windsor (new today)

School Outbreaks

  • No current school outbreaks.

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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