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

Wednesday April 14th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 14,509.

New Cases

Cases increased from 14,478 on Tuesday April 13th to 14,509 on Wednesday April 14th and 403 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 9 cases are outbreak-related, 15 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 5 cases are community acquired, and the acquisition sources of 2 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

The Health Unit says 345 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified to date (an increase of 30 identified since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 109,398 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+2,852 since yesterday)
    • 96,899 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+2,831 since yesterday)
    • 12,499 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+21 since yesterday)
  • A total of 121,897 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,873 since yesterday)

How To Get A Vaccine

There are two vaccination programs at this time:

  • Mass Vaccination Clinics (Pfizer or Moderna)
    • Adults aged 50 and older living in “hot spot” postal code regions: N8X, N8Y, N9A, N9B, N9C, N8H, or N9Y
    • Adults aged 60 and older living anywhere in Windsor-Essex
    • Vaccination booking is available at this link: https://wait.crowdhandler.com/wechuvaccination
    • Or you can call 226-773-2200 (but the Health Unit says the call centre is only for assisting people who can’t use the website and the call centre has the same access to appointments as what’s shown on the website)
  • Pharmacy Vaccinations (AstraZeneca)

For more information about vaccines and vaccination locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 13,697 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 26 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 409.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 15 hospitalizations today: 10 people in acute care (decrease of 3 today), 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):

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an arts, entertainment and recreation workplace in Windsor (outbreak ended)
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Lakeshore (outbreak ended)
  • 4 outbreaks at healthcare and social assistance workplaces in Windsor (One outbreak is preliminary positive for a variant of concern) (1 new outbreak today)
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Lasalle (new outbreak)
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)
  • 1 outbreak at a personal service workplace in Windsor (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)

Community Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • St. John Vianney Catholic School
  • Centennial Central Public School
  • St. Peter Catholic School (Preliminary positive for a variant of concern)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • No current 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. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data throughout each day.

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