WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting two additional deaths and 19 new COVID-19 cases in the region.

One person who died was in long-term care - a man in his 80s. A woman in her 90s from the community also died.

The death toll related to COVID-19 has reached 345 people.

As of Tuesday, Windsor-Essex has had a total of 12,393 confirmed cases of the virus, including 11,734 people who have recovered.

Here’s the breakdown of new cases:

  • 5 are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 2 are related to outbreaks
  • 4 are considered community acquired
  • 7 are still under investigation

WECHU says 314 cases are considered active. There are 53 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital and 12 people are in the ICU.

There are 24 outbreaks in the region, including 10 at LTC and retirement homes, 9 at workplaces, one community outbreak and four hospital outbreaks.