47 new COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor-Essex, one new death
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit office in Windsor, Ont., on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. (Alana Hadadean / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 47 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death.
The person who died is a man in his 50s from the community.
The death toll linked to COVID-19 has reached 414 people.
Windsor-Essex has had a total of 15,292 confirmed cases of the virus, including 14,426 people who have recovered.
Here’s the breakdown of new cases:
- 25 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
- 5 cases are community acquired
- 1 case is outbreak related
- 16 cases are still under investigation.
WECHU says there are 452 active cases. There are 20 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital and five people are in the ICU.
WECHU says 806 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified.
There are 14 outbreaks in the region:
- 10 Workplaces are in COVID-19 outbreak
- 1 COVID-19 community outbreak
- 1 Long-Term Care or retirement home is in COVID-19 outbreak
- 2 Schools are in COVID-19 outbreak
As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, all individuals who are 40 and over in 2021, living in Windsor-Essex postal codes N8H, N8X, N8Y, N9A, N9B, N9C and N9Y, will be eligible to book an appointment at a mass immunization clinic.
Here’s the number of Windsor-Essex County residents vaccinated:
- 141,544 WEC residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine
- 127,905 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
- 13,639 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine
- A total of 155,183 doses have been administered to WEC residents.