Windsor-Essex adds 3 new COVID-19 cases, over 500,000 vaccine doses administered

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 three new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

One case is a close contact of a confirmed case and two cases are still under investigation.

Windsor-Essex has had a total of 16,846 confirmed cases of the virus, including 16,391 people who have recovered.

The death toll related to COVID-19 remains at 436 people.

WECHU says three people who have tested positive for the virus are in hospital. There are only 19 active COVID cases in the region.

  • 5 variants of concern (VOC) cases are active
  • 14 non-VOC cases are active.

There are no outbreaks in the region.

WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY RESIDENTS VACCINATED:

  • 280,644 WEC residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine
  • 61,187 WEC residents have received only 1 dose of a vaccine
  • 219,457 WEC residents have received both doses of a vaccine
  • A total of 500,101 doses have been administered to WEC residents
  • 75.9% of WEC adults have received at least 1 dose
  • 79.6% of adults in Ontario have received at least 1 dose
  • 60.9% of WEC adults are fully vaccinated
  • 59.5% of adults in Ontario are fully vaccinated.