Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday December 16th, 2021

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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 36 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 24 cases are community acquired, 1 case is outbreak related, 2 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 46 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 22,990 on Wednesday December 15th to 23,099 on Thursday December 16th.

There are 654 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 18 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 341,056 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+311 since yesterday)
    • 20,414 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+88 since yesterday)
    • 320,642 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+223 since yesterday)
    • 61,206 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+3,868 since yesterday)
  • A total of 722,904 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+4,402 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 77.8 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)
    • 82.7 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)
  • 73.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 77.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 13.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.9 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 21,962 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 91 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 483.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 41 hospitalizations today: 31 people in acute care (increase of 8), and 10 people in the ICU (decrease of 4) 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:
    • 33 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 3)
      • 14 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 19 unvaccinated (increase of 3)
    • 9 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 5 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
    • 3 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)
  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Construction
    • 1 outbreak in LaSalle (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (2 less outbreaks)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
  • Professional, Technical and Scientific Services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Repair and maintenance
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant) (outbreak ended)

School Outbreaks

  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. Anne French Immersion Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 7th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Hugh Beaton Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 2021
  • Maranatha Christian Academy
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Centennial Central Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Bellewood Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • John Campbell Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • East Mersea Public School – Grade 1
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Country Village Health Care (Woodslee)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 2nd, 2021
    • 2 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens (Leamington)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 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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