45 New Cases Of COVID-19, 1 New Death In Windsor Essex On Saturday

Saturday April 10th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Saturday, bringing the local total to 14,349.

New Cases

Cases increased from 14,304 on Friday April 9th to 14,349 on Saturday April 10th and 426 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 1 case is outbreak related, 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 2 cases are community acquired, and the acquisition sources of 34 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

The Health Unit says 235 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified to date (an increase of 20  identified since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 101,899 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+2,971 since yesterday)
    • 89,455 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+2,961 since yesterday)
    • 12,444 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+10 since yesterday)
  • A total of 114,343 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,981 since yesterday)

Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says Windsor Essex has hit a milestone of 100,000 people vaccinated as of the end of the day Friday.

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 13,516 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 38 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 407. They say a man in his 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 13 hospitalizations today: 8 people in acute care (decrease of 3 today), and 5 people in the ICU (increase of 1 today) 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 agri-farm in Kingsville (UK Variant: B.1.1.7 identified)
  • 1 outbreak at an arts, entertainment and recreation workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor
  • 1 outbreak at a personal service workplace in Windsor (new today)

Community Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • Centennial Central Public School
  • St. Peter Catholic School

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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