Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday December 2nd, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 83 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, 25 cases are community acquired, 4 cases are outbreak related, 3 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 14 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,916 on Wednesday December 1st to 21,999 on Thursday December 2nd.

There are 585 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 14 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 334,893 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+626 since yesterday)
    • 17,178 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+389 since yesterday)
    • 317,715 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+237 since yesterday)
    • 27,791 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,996 since yesterday)
  • A total of 680,399 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+2,859 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 76.4 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)
    • 81.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.2 per cent since yesterday)
  • 72.5 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 77.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 6.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.5 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 20,941 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 67 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced two additional deaths from COVID-19 today bringing the local death toll to 473. They say a man in his 70s from the community and a man in his 90s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 23 hospitalizations today: 12 people in acute care, and 11 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:
    • 16 total in hospital, including the ICU (decrease of 2)
      • 7 fully vaccinated
      • 1 partially vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 8 unvaccinated (decrease of 3)
    • 8 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 4 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 7 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Distribution and Warehousing
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Finance and Insurance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Food and Beverage Services
    • 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) (2 new outbreaks)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
  • Retail
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School
    • Delta variant
    • 11 total cases
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Gore Hill Public School (outbreak ended)
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School
    • No variant
    • 4 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • W. F. Herman Academy Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 23rd, 2021
  • Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 24th, 2021
  • Malden Central Public School
    • No variant
    • 4 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 3 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • No variant
    • 5 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Care For You Newcomer Children Daycare (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 30th, 2021
  • Montessori Early Years (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • 3 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 30th, 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
  • The Village at St. Clair (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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