Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday March 9th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 77 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday. 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 38,189 on Tuesday, March 8th to 38,266 on Wednesday, March 9th.

There are 255 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 28 cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,763 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+38 since yesterday)
  • 342,038 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+124 since yesterday)
  • 189,882 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+178 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

There have been no additional death from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 583.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 22 hospitalizations today (decrease of 5), and 5 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
    • 19 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 3)
      • 12 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 7 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 8 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19
        • 5 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 3 unvaccinated
    • 3 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
      • 3 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 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
    • Hotel Dieu Grace no longer reports vaccinated and unvaccinated status.

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor

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
    • 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
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 3 staff case
  • 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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