Outbreaks increase as Windsor-Essex adds 46 new COVID-19 cases

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in Windsor, Ont.,on Monday, Nov.2, 2020. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reporting 46 new cases of COVID-19 and outbreaks in the region have climbed to 19.

The death toll related to COVID-19 remains at 439 people.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 18,276 confirmed cases of the virus, including 17,351 people who have recovered.

There are 486 active cases - 341 are variants of concern (VOC) and 145 are non-VOC.

There are 14 Windsor-Essex residents with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in area hospitals. Windsor Regional Hospital is reporting 13 patients with the virus in hospital, including 10 who are unvaccinated. There are five patients in the ICU, four are unvaccinated


  • 16 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases
  • 9 cases are community acquired
  • 4 cases are outbreak related
  • 1 case is travel related
  • 16 cases are still under investigation


  • 16 Workplaces are in COVID-19 Outbreak
  • 3 COVID-19 Community Outbreaks


  • 301,248 WEC residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine
  • 26,499 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
  • 274,749 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine
  • A total of 575,997 doses have been administered to WEC residents
  • 79.4% of WEC residents 12+ have received at least 1 dose
  • 72.4% of WEC residents 12+ are fully vaccinated.