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

Monday December 13th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 263 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

  • Note: 264 cases were reported since Friday but the Health Unit says due to routine data cleaning and case review a net increase of 263 cases was observed.
  • Of the new cases: 99 were reported on December 11th, 98 were reported on December 12th, and 67 were reported on December 13th.

The Health Unit says  116 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 67 cases are community acquired, 2 cases are outbreak related, 1 case is travel related, and the acquisition sources of 78 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 22,587 on Friday December 10th to 22,850 on Monday December 13th.

There are 621 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 49 since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 340,182 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+1,352 since Friday)
    • 20,183 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (+735 since Friday)
    • 319,999 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+617 since Friday)
    • 49,984 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+5,787 since Friday)
  • A total of 710,165 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+7,756 since Friday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 77.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.3 per cent since Friday)
    • 82.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.3 per cent since Friday)
  • 73.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since Friday)
    • 77.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)
  • 11.4 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 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 21,750 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 214 resolved cases since Friday.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 479.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 34 hospitalizations today: 20 people in acute care (increase of 2), and 14 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:
    • 29 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 7)
      • 9 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
      • 3 partially vaccinated
      • 17 unvaccinated (increase of 4)
    • 11 total in ICU (increase of 6)
      • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 4)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 2)
    • 2 vaccinated or partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant) (new outbreak)
  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
  • Construction
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Correctional Facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (no variant)
  • Distribution and Warehousing
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant)
  • Health care and social assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (no variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 7 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (1 new outbreak)
    • 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) (1 less outbreak)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (no variant)

School Outbreaks

  • St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • 6 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Stella Maris Catholic School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since November 29th, 2021
  • Frank W. Begley Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 3rd, 2021
  • Centennial Central Public School
    • No variant
    • 3 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 2021
  • Dr. David Suzuki Public School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 6th, 2021
  • St. Anne French Immersion Catholic School
    • No variant
    • 2 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 7th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 8th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • 5 cases total
    • Under outbreak since December 9th, 2021
  • Hugh Beaton Public School (new outbreak)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since December 10th, 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
    • 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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