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.
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.