36 COVID-19 cases, 1 more death in Windsor-Essex

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says there were 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with one additional fatality. (Sanjay Maru/CBC - image credit)
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says there were 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with one additional fatality. (Sanjay Maru/CBC - image credit)

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reported 36 new COVID-19 cases Friday, the highest daily increase in about three weeks.

The health unit also reported an additional COVID-19 death, bringing the pandemic's total to 466. The person who died was a woman in her 60s, public health said.

Overall, there are 193 active cases in the community, and nine people are in hospital.

There is a potential exposure associated with Transit Windsor bus routes:

  • Monday, November 1, 2021: Bus 1C at 7:46 a.m. to 8:05 a.m. and Bus Central 3 at 3:06 p.m. to 3:26 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021: Bus 1C at 7:46 a.m. to 8:05 a.m. and Bus Central 3 at 3:06 p.m. to 3:26 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021: Bus 1C at 7:46 a.m. to 8:05 a.m. and Bus 1C at 3:06 p.m. to 3:26 p.m.

Outbreaks

There are 12 active outbreaks as of Friday. A new outbreak has been declared at Margaret D. Bennie Public School.

Outbreaks are also active at the following schools:

  • Princess Elizabeth Public School.

  • École Élémentaire Catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

  • Vincent Massey Secondary School.

The rest of the outbreaks are taking place in community settings and workplaces:

  • One in arts, entertainment and recreation setting.

  • One in a congregate setting.

  • Two in construction.

  • One in a correctional facility.

  • One in manufacturing.

  • One at a religious organization.

  • One in a professional services setting.

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