Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday December 7th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 51 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 17 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 19 cases are community acquired, 1 case is outbreak related, 1 case is travel related, and the acquisition sources of 13 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 22,249 on Monday December 6th to 22,300 on Tuesday December 7th.

There are 504 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 14 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 337,495 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+400 since yesterday)
    • 18,711 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+208 since yesterday)
    • 318,784 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+192 since yesterday)
    • 37,203 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+2,446 since yesterday)
  • A total of 693,482 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+3,038 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 77.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 81.8 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)
  • 72.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 77.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 8.5 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 21,319 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 61 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced four additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 477. They say a man in his 40s from the community, a man in his 50s from the community, a man in his 70s from the community, and a woman in her 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 34 hospitalizations today: 20 people in acute care (increase of 6), and 14 people in the ICU (increase of 5) 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:
    • 23 total in hospital, including the ICU
      • 9 fully vaccinated
      • 3 partially vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 11 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 8 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 3 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 4 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 8 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 4 vaccinated or partially vaccinated (increase of 2)
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 less 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)
  • Health care and social assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 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 less outbreak)
    • 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) (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (outbreak ended)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School
    • Delta variant
    • 11 total cases
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 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
    • 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
    • 6 cases total (increase of 1)
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Care For You Newcomer Children Daycare (outbreak ended)
  • Montessori Early Years (outbreak ended)
  • Frank W. Begley Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 3rd, 2021
  • Centennial Central Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 2021
  • Dr. David Suzuki Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 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 (increase of 1)
    • 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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