Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday March 15th, 2022

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Last updated: Tuesday March 15th, 3:30pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 65 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Tuesday. 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 38,570 on Monday, March 14th to 38,634 on Tuesday, March 15th.

There are 211 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 17 active cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,881 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+15 since yesterday)
  • 342,443 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+33 since yesterday)
  • 190,611 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+95 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)
  • 83.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 53.9 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 587. They say a man in his 40s from the community passed away and a man in his 80s from a long term care or retirement home passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 27 hospitalizations today (increase of 2), and 2 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
    • 24 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 6)
      • 17 fully vaccinated (increase of 4)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 6 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 14 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 4)
        • 10 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 4 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
    • Less than 5

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

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.

  • The Village of Aspen Lake (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since December 29th, 2021
    • 1 resident case
    • 16 staff cases
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville) (outbreak ended)
  • Heron Terrace (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • New Beginnings Rest Home (Leamington) (outbreak ended)
  • 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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