WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 54 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths.

The death toll linked to COVID-19 is at 413 people.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 15,245 confirmed cases of the virus, including 14,350 people who have recovered.

Here’s the breakdown of new cases:

  • 15 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 8 cases are community acquired
  • 2 cases are outbreak related
  • 29 cases are still under investigation.

There are 482 cases considered currently active. The health unit says 16 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized and four are in the ICU.

WECHU says 786 preliminary or confirmed variant of concern cases have been identified. Thirty-four per cent of the active cases are variants.

There are 15 outbreaks in the region:

  • 11 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

Vaccination rollout continues in the region, with 31.6 per cent with one dose and 3.1 per cnet with both doses.

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

  • 138,370 WEC residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine
  • 124,786 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
  • 13,584 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine
  • A total of 151,954 doses have been administered to WEC residents.

Over the weekend, there were 65 new cases on Sunday and 42 new cases on Saturday.