Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday February 18th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 78 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday. The Health Unit only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from 36,799 on Thursday, February 17th to 36,879 on Friday, February 18th.

There are 280 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 201 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 354,871 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+74 since yesterday)
  • 339,322 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+157 since yesterday)
  • 185,056 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+180 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.0 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)
  • 82.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 52.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 18+) have received a 3rd dose/booster (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)

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.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 573.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 33 hospitalizations today (decrease of 4), and 8 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU.

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 25 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 15 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 1 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 9 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 11 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 6 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 4 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 2 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 1 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 1 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 0 fully vaccinated
    • 0 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Essex
    • 3 outbreaks in Leamington (1 new outbreak)
    • 7 outbreaks in Windsor
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (new outbreak)
    • 3 outbreaks in Leamington

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus – 7M (outbreak ended)
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 3N
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 3 total cases

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

Note: the Health Unit lists total cases for current outbreaks, not the number of active cases.

  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 19th, 2021
    • 2 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • The Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 29th, 2021
    • 1 resident case
    • 14 staff cases
  • Seasons Retirement Communities (Amherstburg) (outbreak ended)
  • Extendicare Southwood Lakes (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 7th, 2022
    • 4 resident cases
    • 11 staff cases
  • Country Village Homes
    • Under outbreak since January 9th, 2022
    • 8 resident cases
    • 11 staff cases
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since January 10th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 17 staff cases
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living (outbreak ended)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 1 staff cases (1 new case)
  • Seasons Belle River – Belle River
    • Under outbreak since February 14th, 2022

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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