Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday December 9th, 2021

Posted at 9:41am

0
0
0

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 109 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 37 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 35 cases are community acquired, 2 cases are outbreak related, 3 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 32 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 22,380 on Wednesday December 8th to 22,489 on Thursday December 9th.

There are 559 cases of COVID-19 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):

  • 338,407 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+451 since yesterday)
    • 19,211 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+251 since yesterday)
    • 319,196 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+200 since yesterday)
    • 41,658 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+2,272 since yesterday)
  • A total of 699,261 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,923 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 77.2 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)
    • 82.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 72.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 77.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 9.5 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 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 21,452 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 79 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 478. They say a woman in her 50s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 31 hospitalizations today: 19 people in acute care (increase of 3), and 12 people in the ICU (decrease of 2) 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:
    • 21 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 2)
      • 5 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 4 partially vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 12 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 7 total in ICU (decrease of 2)
      • 2 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 4 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 7 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 3 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
  • Construction
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Distribution and Warehousing
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Finance and Insurance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Health care and social assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Hotel and Lodging
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 5 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Professional, Technical and Scientific Services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School (outbreak ended)
  • W. F. Herman Academy Elementary School (outbreak ended)
  • Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School (outbreak ended)
  • Malden Central Public School
    • No variant
    • 5 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 6 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • No variant
    • 5 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Frank W. Begley Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 3rd, 2021
  • Centennial Central Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 2021
  • Dr. David Suzuki Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 2021
  • St. Anne French Immersion Catholic School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 7th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021
    • 7 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases
  • Country Village Health Care (Woodslee)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 2nd, 2021
    • 2 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.

Do You Like This Article?