Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday February 9th, 2022

Posted at 1:29pm

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 136 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday. The Health Unit now only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total cases are not available at this time.

There are 695 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 39 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 353,869 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+149 since yesterday)
  • 336,993 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+274 since yesterday)
  • 181,980 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+465 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 85.7 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)
  • 81.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 52.0 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 1 additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 570:

  • 1 woman in her 90s from the community

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 67 hospitalizations today (decrease of 1), and 9 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (decrease of 3).

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

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 50 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 7)
      • 35 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 14 unvaccinated (decrease of 5)
      • 31 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 24 fully vaccinated
        • 1 partially vaccinated
        • 6 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 5 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
      • 5 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 3 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 3 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 4 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 2 fully vaccinated
    • 0 unvaccinated

The Health Unit has not published outbreak info yet for today as of 1:30pm.

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