Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday March 8th, 2022

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Last updated: Tuesday March 8th, 1:52pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 37 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday. 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 38,152 on Monday, March 7th to 38,189 on Tuesday, March 8th.

There are 227 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 29 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,725 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+33 since yesterday)
  • 341,914 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+58 since yesterday)
  • 189,704 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+58 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)
  • 82.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.7 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 death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 583. They say a man in his 80s from the community passed away, and a man in his 90s from a long-term care or retirement home passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 27 hospitalizations today (decrease of 2), and 5 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
    • 16 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 11 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 5 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 8 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 5 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 3 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
    • 2 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
      • 2 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 0 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated
  • 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
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 5 fully vaccinated
    • 2 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore (new outbreak)
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor (1 less outbreak)
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak on Pelee Island (outbreak ended)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – CC7 3S (outbreak ended)
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 4W Oncology (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 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) (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 3 staff case (2 new cases)
  • La Chaumiere Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since February 13th, 2022
    • 10 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
  • New Beginnings Rest Home (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since February 26th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 28th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case

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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