Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday November 23rd, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 38 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 15 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 7 cases are community acquired, 4 cases are outbreak related, 1 case is travel related, and the acquisition sources of 11 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,272 on Monday November 22nd to 21,310 on Tuesday November 23rd.

They say 340 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 6 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 328,926 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+160 since yesterday)
    • 13,298 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (-93 since yesterday)
    • 315,628 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+253 since yesterday)
    • 15,268 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,188 since yesterday)
  • A total of 659,822 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,601 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 75.0 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)
    • 86.7 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)
  • 72.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 83.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 3.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.2 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 20,501 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 43 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 469. They say a man in his 80s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 19 hospitalizations today: 14 people in acute care (increase of 4), 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:
    • 15 total in hospital, including the ICU (decrease of 2)
      • 6 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 9 unvaccinated (decrease of 2)
    • 5 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 2 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 Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • Educational Services
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
  • Personal Service Setting
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)

School Outbreaks

  • Essex Public School (outbreak ended)
  • 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 (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 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) (outbreak ended)

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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