51 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Monday

Monday March 8th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 51 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Monday, bringing the local total to 13,200.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,149 on Sunday March 7th to 13,200 on Monday March 8th and 262 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 21 cases are outbreak-related, 10 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 3 cases are community-acquired, and 17 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 8,553 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+265 since yesterday)
  • 11,615 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+0 since yesterday)
  • A total of 31,783 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+265 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 12,545 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 21 resolved cases today.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 393.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 39 hospitalizations today: 29 people in acute care, and 10 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.

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

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

  • Bellewood Public School
  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

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

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Met Campus – 7N

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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