Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update From The Weekend

Monday December 6th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 187 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County from over the weekend. The Health Unit does not report case counts and statistics on weekends but provides a weekend summary.

New & Total Cases

Of the 187 new cases: 86 cases were reported on December 4th, 62 cases were reported on Dec 5th, and 39 cases were reported on Dec 6th.

The Health Unit says 85 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 41 cases are community acquired, 4 cases are outbreak related, 4 cases are travel related, and the acquisition sources of 53 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 22,062 on Friday December 3rd to 22,249 on Monday December 6th.

There are 518 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 59 since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 337,095 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+1,686 since Friday)
    • 18,503 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+1,044 since Friday)
    • 318,592 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+642 since Friday)
    • 34,757 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+5,093 since Friday)
  • A total of 690,444 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+7,421 since Friday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 76.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.4 per cent since Friday)
    • 81.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.4 per cent since Friday)
  • 72.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)
    • 77.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since Friday)
  • 7.9 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 Friday)

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 21,258 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 246 resolved cases since Friday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 473.

Hospitalizations

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

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
  • Construction
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Distribution and Warehousing
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Finance and Insurance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Hotel and Lodging
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 6 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Professional, Technical and Scientific Services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • 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
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School (outbreak ended)
  • 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
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 30th, 2021
  • Montessori Early Years
    • No variant
    • 3 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 30th, 2021
  • Frank W. Begley Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 3rd, 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
    • 1 total resident case
    • 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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