Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday December 21st, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 63 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 16 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 10 cases are community acquired, 2 cases are outbreak related, 2 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 33 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 23,461 on Monday December 20th to 23,524 on Tuesday December 21st.

There are 550 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 57 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 342,522 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+372 since yesterday)
    • 20,872 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+118 since yesterday)
    • 321,650 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+254 since yesterday)
    • 80,189 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+5,203 since yesterday)
  • A total of 744,361 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+5,829 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 78.2 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)
    • 83.0 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)
  • 73.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 78.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 18.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 1.2 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 22,490 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 119 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 484. They say a woman in her 90s from a long-term care / retirement home passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 29 hospitalizations today: 21 people in acute care (decrease of 5), and 8 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:
    • 22 total in hospital, including the ICU (decrease of 2)
      • 7 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 14 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 7 total in ICU (increase of 1)
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 6 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
    • 1 vaccinated or partially vaccinated (decrease of 2)
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington (no variant)
    • 2 outbreaks in Kingsville (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (no variant)
  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (2 new outbreaks)
  • Construction
    • 1 outbreak in LaSalle (no variant)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 less outbreak)
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Repair and maintenance
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)

School Outbreaks

  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. Anne French Immersion Catholic School (outbreak ended)
  • Leamington District Secondary School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • D.M. Eagle Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 2021
  • Hugh Beaton Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 2021
  • E’ Elem C Monseigneur Jean Noel 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
  • M. S. Heatherington Public School – Grade 4
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Latchkey Daycare and Learning Centre
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • East Mersea Public School – Grade 1 (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • E Elem C Ste-Marguerite-D’Youville – Grade 6
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Gore Hill Public School – Grade 1/2
    • Under outbreak since December 15th, 2021
  • St. Louis Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 17th, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Franklin Gardens Long-Term Care Home (Leamington) (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
    • 3 total resident cases
    • 5 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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