Update On Outbreaks At Windsor Regional Hospital

Saturday March 6th, 2021

Posted at 2:21pm


The Clinical Teaching Unit at Ouellette Campus is no longer in outbreak status, effective Saturday.

The outbreak was first declared February 17th. Three patients and one staff member had been identified as positive for COVID-19. No further tests of patients and staff came back positive for COVID-19 this week.

A COVID-19 outbreak declared February 18th on the 7 North (7N) unit at the Met campus remains in effect.

Eight patients have been identified as positive for COVID-19 on this unit as well as one staff member. The unit has been divided into COVID and non-COVID sections to allow visitation to continue in the non-COVID section.

Precautions remain in place across both campuses and on all units to identify potential outbreaks early. All patients are tested for COVID-19 before admission into hospital, whether they are symptomatic or not.

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