8 New Cases Of COVID-19, 1 New Death In Windsor Essex On Monday

Monday March 15th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Monday, bringing the local total to 13,413.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,405 on Sunday March 14th to 13,413 on Monday March 15th and 292 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 1 case is outbreak related, 5 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 1 case is community acquired, and 1 case is still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

Vaccinations

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

  • 20,626 people have received only their first dose of the vaccine (+1,682 since yesterday)
  • 11,854 people have received both doses of the vaccine (full series) (+6 since yesterday)
  • A total of 44,334 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,694 since yesterday)

How To Get A Vaccine

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

  • People 80 years of age and older

    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.

    The Health Unit says you should pre-register using their system and not the province’s system. They say if you try to register on the province’s system, you will be re-directed to the local system.

  • People aged 60 to 64

    If you’re aged 60-64, you can get a vaccine at a participating pharmacy. See the province’s list here:

    https://covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 12,723 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 28 resolved cases today.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 398. They say a woman in her 80s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 32 hospitalizations today: 26 people in acute care (1 more today), and 6 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)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Leamington Mennonite Home (Leamington)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Dolce Vita (Windsor)
    • 3 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at a construction workplace in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a health care and social assistance workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a public administration workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a retail workplace in Windsor

School Outbreaks

  • W.F. Herman High School
  • Bellewood Public School
  • Monseigneur Jean Noel

Community Outbreaks

  • Southwest Detention Centre (new outbreak)
  • Victoria Manor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)
  • 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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