53 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Monday

Monday April 12th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 53 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Monday, bringing the local total to 14,438.

New Cases

Cases increased from 14,385 on Sunday April 11th to 14,438 on Monday April 12th and 424 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex.

The Health Unit says 19 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 13 cases are community acquired, and the acquisition sources of 21 cases are still being investigated by the Health Unit’s nursing staff.

The Health Unit says 301 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified to date (an increase of 45 identified since yesterday). Health Unit CEO Theresa Marentette says 124 of the currently active cases are variants of concern.

Vaccinations

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

  • 104,925 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+786 since yesterday)
    • 92,465 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+779 since yesterday)
    • 12,460 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+7 since yesterday)
  • A total of 117,385 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+793 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 13,607 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 56 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 407.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 6 hospitalizations today: 1 person in acute care (7 less 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 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

Community Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • 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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