Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday November 26th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 75 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 34 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 21 cases are community acquired, 1 case is outbreak related, 1 case is travel related, and the acquisition sources of 18 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,428 on Thursday November 25th to 21,503 on Friday November 26th.

They say 421 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 29 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 330,225 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+988 since yesterday)
    • 13,813 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+748 since yesterday)
    • 316,412 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+240 since yesterday)
    • 19,398 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,121 since yesterday)
  • A total of 666,035 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,349 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 75.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.2 per cent since yesterday)
    • 86.8 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)
  • 72.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 83.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 4.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.3 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 20,611 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 46 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 today and the local death toll stands at 471.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 14 hospitalizations today: 8 people in acute care (decrease of 10), and 6 people in the ICU (increase 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:
    • 13 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 3)
      • 6 fully vaccinated (increase of 4)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 7 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 5 total in ICU (increase of 2)
      • 2 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 4 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant) (decrease of 1)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Educational Services
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant) (outbreaks ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (no variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (2 new outbreaks)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Personal Service Setting
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (1 less outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant) (new outbreak)

School Outbreaks

  • 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
  • D.M. Eagle Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 17th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 18th, 2021
  • Gore Hill Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • W. F. Herman Academy Elementary School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 23rd, 2021
  • Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 24th, 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
    • 3 total resident cases
    • 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

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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