62 new COVID-19 cases reported in Windsor-Essex, no new deaths
The death toll related to COVID-19 is at 439 people.
Windsor-Essex has had a total of 18,179 confirmed cases of the virus, including 17,213 people who have recovered.
BREAKDOWN OF NEW CASES
- 5 cases are community acquired
- 16 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
- 2 cases are outbreak related
- 39 cases are still under investigation
OUTBREAKS IN THE REGION:
- 2 community outbreak
There are 13 Windsor-Essex residents with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the hospital. Of those, 12 are unvaccinated while one patient is partially vaccinated. Four people are in the ICU. Three of them are unvaccinated.
The health unit website says 2,971 preliminary or confirmed Variant of Concern (VOC) cases have been identified.
WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY RESIDENT VACCINATED:
- A total of 574,040 doses have been administered to WEC residents
- 79.2% of WEC residents 12+ have received at least 1 dose
- 72.1% of WEC residents 12+ are fully vaccinated
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