Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update From The Weekend

Monday March 7th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 207 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County from over the weekend. The Health Unit does not report case counts and statistics on weekends but provides a weekend summary. 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

Of the 207 new high risk cases:

  • 60 were reported on March 5th
  • 78 were reported on March 6th
  • 69 were reported on March 7th

Total overall cases increased from 37,950 on Friday, March 4th to 38,152 on Monday, March 7th.

There are 256 cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 19 cases since Friday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 355,692 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+45 since Friday)
  • 341,856 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+193 since Friday)
  • 189,646 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+308 since Friday)

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 Friday)
  • 82.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since Friday)
  • 53.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 18+) have received a 3rd dose/booster (increase of 0.1 per cent since Friday)

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 581. They say a man in his 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit 29 hospitalizations today (decrease of 13), and 4 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (decrease of 2).

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 16 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 14)
      • 12 fully vaccinated (decrease of 10)
      • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 4 unvaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 9 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 7)
        • 7 fully vaccinated (decrease of 6)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 2 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 0 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
      • 2 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 0 fully vaccinated (decrease 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
    • 5 fully vaccinated
    • 2 unvaccinated

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 5 outbreaks in Windsor
  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak on Pelee Island

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – CC7 3S
    • Under outbreak since February 24th, 2022
    • 4 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 4W Oncology
    • Under outbreak since February 25th, 2022
    • 3 total cases

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
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 20th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since February 11th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 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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