Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Tuesday

Tuesday March 29th, 2022

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Last updated: Tuesday March 29th, 2:09pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 34 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 39,636 on Monday, March 28th to 39,668 on Tuesday, March 29th.

There are 269 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 44 active cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,328 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+11 since yesterday)
  • 343,844 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+58 since yesterday)
  • 192,706 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+87 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.3 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)
  • 83.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 50.8 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

  • For information about vaccines and getting vaccinated locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Deaths

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 592.

Hospitalizations

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

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (new outbreak)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 8E
    • Under outbreak since March 17th, 2022
    • 2 total cases
    • Windsor Regional officials said in a news release that a visitor visited a patient in the hospital and removed their mask while with them. The visitor later tested positive for COVID-19 and unfortunately passed on the infection to two patients in the same room, leading to an outbreak declaration for the 8 East floor at the Ouellette Campus.
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – Medsurge/2 Centre
    • Under outbreak since March 24th, 2022
    • 1 total case
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – MED 7E
    • Under outbreak since March 24th, 2022
    • 2 total cases

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

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

  • Berkshire Care Centre (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 12th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 1 staff case (1 new case)
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases (1 new case)
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since March 16th, 2022
  • Seacliff Manor (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since March 18th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 3 staff case
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since March 23rd, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since March 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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