WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The health unit says five cases were reported yesterday but due to routine data cleaning and case review a net increase of two cases was observed.


  • 3 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 1 case is community acquired
  • 1 case is travel related

There are no COVID-19 cases in the hospital in the region.

There is one workplace outbreak in Windsor-Essex.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 16,874 confirmed cases of the virus, including 16,416 people who have recovered.

The death toll related to COVID-19 is at 435 people.


  • 286,689 WEC residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine
  • 39,018 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
  • 247,671 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine
  • A total of 534,360 doses have been administered to WEC residents
  • 75.6% of WEC 12+ population have received at least 1 dose
  • 79.9% of the 12+ population in Ontario have received at least 1 dose
  • 65.3% of WEC 12+ population are fully vaccinated
  • 67.3% of the 12+ population in Ontario are fully vaccinated