Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday February 16th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 117 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday. The Health Unit only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from on 36,607 on Tuesday, February 15th to 36,726 on Wednesday, February 16th.

There are 523 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 27 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 354,705 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+94 since yesterday)
  • 338,935 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+231 since yesterday)
  • 184,536 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+309 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 85.9 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)
  • 82.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 52.7 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 43 hospitalizations today (decrease of 5), and 8 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (increase of 2).

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 5)
      • 17 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 2 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 6 unvaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 11 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 3)
        • 6 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 1 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 4 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 3 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
      • 3 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 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:
      • 4 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase 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
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington
    • 8 outbreaks in Windsor
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (outbreak ended)
    • 3 outbreaks in Leamington (2 less outbreaks)

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
    • 7 total cases (4 new 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
  • Huron Lodge Long Term Care Home (Windsor) (0utbreak 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
    • 16 staff cases (1 new case)
  • Franklin Gardens Long Term Care Home (Leamington) (outbreak ended)
  • Sunrise Senior Living Windsor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since January 10th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 6 staff cases
  • 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 (new outbreak)
    • 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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