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

Monday November 29th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 239 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 239 new cases: 71 cases were reported on November 27th, 86 cases were reported on November 28th, and 82 cases were reported on November 29th.

The Health Unit says 97 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 58 cases are community acquired, 28 cases are outbreak related, and the acquisition sources of 56 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,503 on Friday November 26th to 21,742 on Monday November 29th.

They say 498 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 77 since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 333,044 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+2,819 since Friday)
    • 316,994 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+582 since Friday)
    • 22,143 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+2,745 since Friday)
  • A total of 672,181 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+6,146 since Friday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 76.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.7 per cent since Friday)
    • 80.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine
  • 72.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since Friday)
    • 76.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated
  • 5.0 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 20,773 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 162 resolved cases since Friday.

Deaths

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

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 18 hospitalizations today: 12 people in acute care (increase of 4), and 6 people in the ICU 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:
    • 18 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 5)
      • 8 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 10 unvaccinated (increase of 3)
    • 6 total in ICU (increase of 1)
      • 3 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 2)
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (decrease of 1)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Educational Services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (decrease of 1)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (no variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 5 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant) (new outbreak)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School (outbreak ended)
  • D.M. Eagle Public School (outbreak ended)
  • 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
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 23rd, 2021
  • Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School
    • 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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