Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday February 17th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 73 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday. The Health Unit only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from on 36,726 on Wednesday, February 16th to 36,799 on Thursday, February 17th.

There are 481 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 42 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 354,797 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+92 since yesterday)
  • 339,165 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+230 since yesterday)
  • 184,876 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+340 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)
  • 52.8 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

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 573. They say a man in his 80s from a long-term care or retirement home passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 37 hospitalizations today (decrease of 6), 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
    • 27 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 2)
      • 17 fully vaccinated
      • 2 partially vaccinated
      • 8 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 10 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 4 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
        • 1 partially vaccinated
        • 4 unvaccinated
    • 3 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 1 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 2 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 3 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 0 fully vaccinated
    • 0 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

School Outbreaks

  • No current outbreaks.

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette Campus – 7M
    • Under outbreak since January 18th, 2022
    • 20 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 3N
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 3 total cases (4 less 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)
    • Under outbreak since January 1st, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 9 staff cases
  • 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 (1 new case)
  • Sunrise Senior Living Windsor (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living
    • Under outbreak since January 31st, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
  • 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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