Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday April 7th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 145 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Thursday. 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 40,535 on Wednesday, April 6th to 40,684 on Thursday, April 7th.

There are 383 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 11 active high-risk cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,555 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+0 since yesterday)
  • 344,516 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+0 since yesterday)
  • 193,741 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+0 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

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 596. They say a woman in her 70s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 48 hospitalizations today (increase of 1), 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
    • 42 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 31 fully vaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 11 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 26 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 3)
        • 18 fully vaccinated (decrease of 5)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 8 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 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:
      • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 5)
      • 1 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 5 cases on March 24th
    • Note: Hotel Dieu has not released updated data since March 24th.

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville
    • 1 outbreak in Essex
  • Correctional facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 7N
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 4 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 4M (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 6th, 2022
    • 1 total case

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

Note: the Health Unit lists total cases for current outbreaks, not the number of active cases.

  • Berkshire Care Centre (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 12th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 7 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 12 unknown cases
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 7 resident cases
    • 6 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 24 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 2nd, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
    • 1 unknown case
  • Extendicare Tecumseh
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases
    • 3 unknown case (1 new case)
  • Seacliff Manor (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since March 18th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 5 staff cases (2 new cases)
    • 3 unknown cases
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since March 23rd, 2022
    • 4 resident cases
    • 2 staff cases
    • 29 unknown cases (2 new cases)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village
    • Under outbreak since March 28th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 unknown cases
  • Cardinal Place (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 1st, 2022
    • 1 resident cases (1 new case)
    • 2 staff cases
    • 6 unknown cases (4 new cases)
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since March 31st, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Sunrise Retirement Home
    • Under outbreak since April 3rd, 2022
    • 1 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 1 unknown case
  • Leamington Mennonite Home
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 7 unknown 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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