Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday November 19th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 59 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 23 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 19 cases are community acquired, 3 cases are outbreak related, and the acquisition sources of 14 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,095 on Thursday November 18th to 21,154 on Friday November 19th.

They say 350 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 24 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

Here’s the Health Unit’s vaccination update for today (residents of Windsor-Essex):

  • 328,277 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+189 since yesterday)
    • 13,757 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (-76 since yesterday)
    • 314,520 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+265 since yesterday)
    • 11,718 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+700 since yesterday)
  • A total of 654,515 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,154 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 74.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 86.5 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 71.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 82.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 2.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)

Note: The Health Unit says 438,001 people are living in Windsor and Essex County presently.

Getting A Vaccine

  • Mass Vaccination Clinics
    • For full eligibility details and to book visit WEVax.ca
  • Pharmacy Vaccinations
  • Pop Up Clinics / Destination Vaccination Bus
    • Visit the Health Unit’s page on pop-up clinics here
  • 3rd doses / booster shots

For more information about vaccines and vaccination locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 20,336 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 35 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 468.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 21 hospitalizations today: 16 people in acute care (increase of 2), and 5 people in the ICU (decrease of 1) with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex.

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital:
    • 17 total in hospital, including the ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 5 fully vaccinated
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 11 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 4 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 1 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 3 unvaccinated
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore (Delta variant)
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (variant) (1 new outbreak)
  • Personal Service Setting
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Religious/Place of Worship
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)

School Outbreaks

  • Essex Public School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 8th, 2021
  • St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Riverside Secondary School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • D.M. Eagle Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 17th, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 4M
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021
    • 1 total resident case
    • 1 total staff case
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 16th, 2021
    • 0 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases
  • Riverside Place(Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 18th, 2021
    • No information at this time on case totals

Note: windsoriteDOTca News makes every effort to track the changes in COVID-19 data each day. These numbers are subject to change as the Health Unit makes changes to their numbers throughout each day, and errors and omissions sometimes occur with their data. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data throughout each day.

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