Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update From The Weekend

Monday November 22nd, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 118 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County from over the weekend. The Health Unit does not report case counts and statistics on weekends but provides a weekend summary.

New & Total Cases

Of the 118 new cases: 38 cases were reported on November 20th, 58 cases were reported on November 21st and 22 cases were reported on November 22nd.

The Health Unit says 58 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 27 cases are community acquired, 5 cases are outbreak related, 3 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 25 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,154 on Friday November 19th to 21,272 on Monday November 22nd.

They say 346 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 4 since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 328,766 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+489 since Friday)
    • 13,391 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (-366 since Friday)
    • 315,375 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+855 since Friday)
    • 14,080 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+2,362 since Friday)
  • A total of 658,221 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+3,706 since Friday)

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 Friday)
    • 86.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since Friday)
  • 72.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)
    • 83.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)
  • 3.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.6 per cent since Friday)

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 20,458 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 122 resolved cases since Friday.

Deaths

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

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 17 hospitalizations today: 11 people in acute care (decrease of 5), 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:
    • 17 total in hospital, including the ICU
      • 6 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 11 unvaccinated
    • 6 total in ICU (increase of 2)
      • 2 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 4 unvaccinated (increase 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) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • Educational Services
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant) (2 new outbreaks)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant) (new outbreak)
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • 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) (outbreak ended)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • 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 (outbreak ended)
  • 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 (new outbreak)
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 18th, 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)
    • 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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