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48 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex Reported For Friday, 52 On Saturday

Saturday April 3rd, 2021, 10:45am


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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on over two days (the Health Unit did not report numbers on the Good Friday holiday), bringing the local total to 14,028.

Today’s New Cases

Cases increased from 13,928 on Thursday April 1st to 14,028 on Saturday April 3rd and 391 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

They say 48 cases were attributed to Thursday and would have been announced Friday and 52 cases were attributed to Friday and are announced Saturday.

The Health Unit says 1 case is outbreak related, 17 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 10 cases are community acquired, 1 case is travel-related to the US, and 71 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

The Health Unit says 91 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified to date (an increase of 12 over two days).


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

  • 85,872 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+4,537 since Thursday)
    • 73,519 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+4,489 since Thursday)
    • 12,353 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+48 since Thursday)
  • A total of 98,225 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+4,585 since Thursday)

How To Get A Vaccine

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

  • People 60 years of age and older
  • People aged 55 or older (AstraZeneca pharmacy rollout)

For more information about vaccines and vaccination locally, visit

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 13,234 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 46 resolved cases today.


There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 403.


The Health Unit lists 14 hospitalizations today: 10 people in acute care, and 4 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

  • No current outbreaks.

Workplace Outbreaks

  • 1 outbreak at an agri-farm in Kingsville
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Essex
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Lakeshore
  • 1 outbreak at a manufacturing workplace in Windsor (new outbreak)

School Outbreaks

  • W.F. Herman Secondary (outbreak ended)

Community Outbreaks

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

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Health Unit Updates

The Health Unit says they will not hold a live briefing on YouTube on Monday and briefings will resume Tuesday. They say the next daily COVID-19 statistics update will take place on Tuesday and there will not be updates on Sunday or Monday.

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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