Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday March 23rd, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 88 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 39,125 on Tuesday, March 22nd to 39,213 on Wednesday, March 23rd.

There are 311 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 69 active cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,176 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+39 since yesterday)
  • 343,389 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+143 since yesterday)
  • 191,960 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+217 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)
  • 83.2 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 50.6 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 591.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 26 hospitalizations today (increase of 3), and 3 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
    • 25 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 10)
      • 18 fully vaccinated (increase of 6)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 7 unvaccinated (increase of 4)
      • 12 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 3)
        • 10 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated
    • 1 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • Note: The hospital has not released updated data since March 10th, 2022
    • Less than 5

Note: The Health Unit did not release their daily outbreaks update on Wednesday.

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