Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday February 23rd, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 44 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 overall cases increased from 37,150 on Tuesday, February 22nd to 37,193 on Wednesday, February 23rd.

There are 288 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 17 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,119 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+95 since yesterday)
  • 340,186 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+175 since yesterday)
  • 186,937 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+276 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)
  • 82.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.1 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 574. They say a woman in her 90s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 34 hospitalizations today, and 8 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
    • 29 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 21 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 8 unvaccinated
      • 19 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 3)
        • 12 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 7 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 5 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase 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 (increase of 1)
      • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 2 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 2 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 0 fully vaccinated
    • 0 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 3N (outbreak ended)

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
    • 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
    • 19 staff cases (1 new case)
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 19th, 2022
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 20th, 2022
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle) (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
  • 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) (new outbreak)
    • 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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