Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday March 16th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 98 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday. 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 38,634 on Tuesday, March 15th to 38,728 on Wednesday, March 16th.

There are 311 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 100 active cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,961 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+80 since yesterday)
  • 342,669 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+226 since yesterday)
  • 190,874 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+263 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 one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 588. They say a man in his 60s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 30 hospitalizations today (increase of 3), and 2 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
    • 21 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 3)
      • 17 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 4 unvaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 12 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
        • 9 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 3 unvaccinated (decrease 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
    • Note: The hospital has not released updated data since March 4th, 2022
    • 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
    • Note: The hospital has not released updated data since March 10th, 2022
    • Less than 5

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

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

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) (outbreak ended)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since February 28th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Berkshire Care Centre (Windsor) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since March 12th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases

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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