WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 21 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths.

The death toll related to COVID-19 remains at 401 people.

WECHU’s new vaccine booking system for residents 75 years old and over went live at noon on Tuesday. The health unit website was down Tuesday morning due to high traffic volumes.

Here’s the number of Windsor-Essex County residents vaccinated:

  • 43,671 have received their first dose of the vaccine
  • 12,059 have received both doses of the vaccine
  • A total of 67,789 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 13,627 confirmed cases of the virus, including 12,973 people who have recovered.

Here’s the breakdown of new cases:

  • 8 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 2 cases are community acquired
  • 11 cases are still under investigation

WECHU says there are 21 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital and four people are in the ICU. There are 253 active cases.

The health unit says 49 local Variant of Concern (VOC) cases have been identified in Windsor-Essex.

There are 13 outbreaks in the region, including six at workplaces, five community outbreaks, one in a retirement home and one school outbreak at Herman Academy.