Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday March 18th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 69 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday. Testing is still limited to high risk individuals only the province estimates actual COVID-19 cases are around 10 times higher than what is being reported.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from 38,728 on Wednesday, March 16th to 38,863 on Friday, March 18th.

There are 294 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 65 active cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,015 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+19 since yesterday)
  • 342,879 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+118 since yesterday)
  • 191,221 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+145 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)
  • 83.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 54.0 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 one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 589. They say a woman in her 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 28 hospitalizations today (increase of 1), and 2 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU.

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

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 22 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 19 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 15 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 2)
        • 13 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 1 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 0 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 1 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Note: The hospital has not released updated data since March 4th, 2022
    • 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
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • Note: The hospital has not released updated data since March 10th, 2022
    • Less than 5

Note: The Health Unit did not release outbreak data or update its website on Thursday. Change in outbreak data is between Wednesday and Friday.

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (outbreak ended)
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (1 new outbreak)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • No current outbreaks.

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

Note: the Health Unit lists total cases for current outbreaks, not the number of active cases.

  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle) (outbreak ended)
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Berkshire Care Centre (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 12th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens (Leamington) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since March 16th, 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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