Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday February 24th, 2022

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Last updated: Thursday February 24th, 1:11pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 131 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday. The Health Unit now only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from 37,193 on Wednesday, February 23rd to 37,322 on Thursday, February 24th.

There are 316 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 28 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,203 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+84 since yesterday)
  • 340,406 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+220 since yesterday)
  • 187,346 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+409 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.1 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)
  • 82.5 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.2 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 two additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 576. They say one man in his 20s from the community, and one man in his 90s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 39 hospitalizations today (increase of 5), and 9 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (increase of 1).

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

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

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – 2S (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 22nd, 2022
    • 1 total case

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
  • Extendicare Southwood Lakes (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 7th, 2022
    • 4 resident cases
    • 11 staff cases
  • Country Village Homes (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since January 10th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 19 staff cases
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 19th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 2 staff cases
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 20th, 2022
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 10 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
  • Seasons Belle River – Belle River
    • Under outbreak since February 14th, 2022
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 17th, 2022
  • Chartwell Oak Park Terrace Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 22nd, 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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