Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday March 4th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 106 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday. Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore has estimated actual COVID-19 cases are around 10 times higher than what is being reported. Testing is still limited to high risk individuals only.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from 37,868 on Thursday, March 3rd to 37,950 on Friday, March 4th.

There are 275 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 5 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,647 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+43 since yesterday)
  • 341,663 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+147 since yesterday)
  • 189,338 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+229 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.2 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)
  • 82.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.6 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 580. They say a man in his 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 42 hospitalizations today (decrease of 5), and 6 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
    • 30 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 22 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 7 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 16 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 3)
        • 13 fully vaccinated (decrease of 3)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 3 unvaccinated
    • 4 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 3)
      • 2 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 3 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 1 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 1 fully vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 5 fully vaccinated
    • 2 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 5 outbreaks in Windsor
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 1 outbreak on Pelee Island

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – CC7 3S
    • Under outbreak since February 24th, 2022
    • 4 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 4W Oncology
    • Under outbreak since February 25th, 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 of Aspen Lake (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 29th, 2021
    • 1 resident case
    • 15 staff cases
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since January 10th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 20 staff cases
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 19th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 20th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 10 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
  • New Beginnings Rest Home (Leamington) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since February 26th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 28th, 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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