Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday March 1st, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 48 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday. The Health Unit now only reports high-risk cases as testing eligibility is still limited.

Total Cases & Active Cases

Total overall cases increased from 37,646 on Monday, February 28th to 37,693 on Tuesday, March 1st.

There are 259 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 24 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,456 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+49 since yesterday)
  • 341,197 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+117 since yesterday)
  • 188,662 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+176 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.1 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)
  • 82.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.5 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 two additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 578. They say a man in his 50s from the community, and a man in his 80s from a long-term care or retirement home passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 52 hospitalizations today (increase of 3), and 5 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (decrease of 4).

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

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 37 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 4)
      • 24 fully vaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 3 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 10 unvaccinated
      • 24 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19
        • 17 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
        • 1 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 6 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 6 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
      • 4 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 2 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 1 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 4 fully vaccinated
    • 2 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Leamington
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (2 less outbreaks)
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 1 outbreak on Pelee Island

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – 2S (outbreak ended)
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – CC7 3S
    • Under outbreak since February 24th, 2022
    • 4 total cases (3 new cases)
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 4W Oncology
    • Under outbreak since February 25th, 2022
    • 1 total case

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 (1 new case)
  • Extendicare Southwood Lakes (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • Under outbreak since January 10th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 19 staff cases
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 19th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 20th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 10 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
  • Seasons Belle River – Belle River (outbreak ended)
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Oak Park Terrace Retirement Residence (Windsor) (outbreak ended)

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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