Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update From The Long Weekend

Tuesday February 22nd, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 271 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County from over the long weekend. The Health Unit does not report case counts and statistics on weekends but provides a weekend summary. The Health Unit only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Of the 271 new high risk cases:

  • 103 were reported on February 19th
  • 69 were reported on February 20th
  • 33 were reported on February 21st
  • 66 were reported on February 22nd

Total overall cases increased from 36,879 on Friday, February 18th to 37,150 on Tuesday, February 22nd.

There are 305 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 25 cases since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,024 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+153 since Friday)
  • 340,011 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+689 since Friday)
  • 186,661 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,605 since Friday)

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 Friday)
  • 82.4 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)
  • 53.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 18+) have received a 3rd dose/booster (increase of 0.2 per cent since Friday)

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 34 hospitalizations today (increase of 1), and 7 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (decrease 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
    • 28 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 3)
      • 20 fully vaccinated (increase of 5)
      • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 8 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 16 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 5)
        • 11 fully vaccinated (increase of 6)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 5 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 4 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 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:
      • 1 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 3 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 0 fully vaccinated
    • 0 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Essex
    • 3 outbreaks in Leamington
    • 7 outbreaks in Windsor
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 3 outbreaks in Leamington

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 3N
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 3 total 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
  • 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
    • 18 staff cases (1 new case)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 9th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • 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 (9 new cases)
    • 4 staff cases (3 new cases)
  • Seasons Belle River – Belle River
    • Under outbreak since February 14th, 2022
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 17th, 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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