Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday December 22nd, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 84 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 15 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 15 cases are community acquired, 2 cases are outbreak related, 2 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 50 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 23,524 on Tuesday December 21st to 23,608 on Wednesday December 22nd.

There are 540 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 10 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 342,890 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+368 since yesterday)
    • 21,006 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+134 since yesterday)
    • 321,884 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+234 since yesterday)
    • 86,518 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+6,329 since yesterday)
  • A total of 751,292 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+6,931 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)
    • 83.1 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)
  • 19.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 1.4 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 22,581 total resolved cases.

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

Deaths

The Health Unit announced three additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 487. They say a man in his 50s from the community, a man in his 60s from the community, and a man in his 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 38 hospitalizations today: 27 people in acute care (increase of 6), and 11 people in the ICU (increase of 3) 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
      • 5 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 16 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 10 total in ICU (increase of 3)
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 8 unvaccinated (increase of 3)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 5 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 0 vaccinated or partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • Olivia DiMaio Early Childhood Centre, Lakeshore (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since December 21st, 2021
  • George P Vanier Elementary School (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since December 21st, 2021
  • D M Eagle Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 20th, 2021
  • St. Louis Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 17th, 2021
  • Gore Hill Public School – Grade 1/2
    • Under outbreak since December 15th, 2021
  • E Elem C Ste-Marguerite-D’Youville – Grade 6
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Maranatha Christian Academy
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • M. S. Heatherington Public School – Grade 4
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Our Lady of the Annunciation Latchkey Daycare and Learning Centre
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • John Campbell Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Hugh Beaton Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 2021
  • East Mersea Public School – Grade 1
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • Centennial Central Public School
    • Under outbreak since December 13th, 2021
  • E’ Elem C Monseigneur Jean Noel School
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 2021
  • Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Bellewood Public School (outbreak ended)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current hospital outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Franklin Gardens Long-Term Care Home (Leamington)
    • 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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