Drop in new COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor-Essex
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in Windsor, Ont.,on Monday, Nov.2, 2020. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 11 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths on Monday.
The death toll related to COVID-19 remains at 401 people.
Windsor-Essex has had a total of 13,606 confirmed cases of the virus, including 12,923 people who have recovered.
Here’s the breakdown of new cases:
- 1 case is outbreak related
- 4 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
- 2 cases are community acquired
- 4 cases are still under investigation
WECHU says there are 25 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital and five people are in the ICU. There are 282 active cases.
The health unit says 48 local Variant of Concern (VOC) cases have been identified in Windsor-Essex.
There are 13 outbreaks in the region, including seven at workplaces, five community outbreaks and one in a retirement home.
Health unit CEO Theresa Marentette says Transit Windsor is offering free rides to individuals who are getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Marentette says the residents need to tell transit staff that they are heading to a vaccination site or returning from one to receive the complimentary service.
Here’s the number of Windsor-Essex County residents vaccinated:
- 40,395 have received their first dose of the vaccine
- 12,059 have received both doses of the vaccine
- A total of 64,513 doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents.