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Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Friday

Friday April 8th, 2022, 12:46pm

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 139 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Friday. 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

There are 417 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 34 active high-risk cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,599 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+44 since yesterday)
  • 344,602 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+86 since yesterday)
  • 193,900 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+159 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.4 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)
  • 83.5 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 51.1 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 596.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 51 hospitalizations today (increase of 3), and 1 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (decrease 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
    • 41 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
      • 31 fully vaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 10 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 25 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 18 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 7 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 1 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 1 unvaccinated
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 0 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 1 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 2 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 7 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 1 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 5 cases on March 24th
    • Note: Hotel Dieu has not released updated data since March 24th.

Note: The Health Unit did not release an outbreaks update on Friday.

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