Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Thursday

Thursday April 21st, 2022

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Last updated: Thursday April 21st, 3:12pm

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 109 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 42,156 on Wednesday, April 20th to 42,303 on Thursday, April 21st.

There are 386 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 10 active high-risk cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

Here’s the Health Unit’s COVID-19 vaccination update for today (residents of Windsor-Essex).

  • 356,870 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+26 since yesterday)
  • 345,105 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+37 since yesterday)
  • 194,997 people locally have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+98 since yesterday)
  • 11,198 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine (+928 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.5 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)
  • 83.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 51.4 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 604.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 58 hospitalizations today, and 2 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
    • 48 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 35 fully vaccinated (increase of 5)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 12 unvaccinated (decrease of 4)
      • 30 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19
        • 22 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 1 partially vaccinated
        • 7 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 1 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 1 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 1)
        • 1 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 1 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 2 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • 5 cases on March 24th
    • Note: Hotel Dieu has not released updated data since March 24th, 2022.

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Kingsville (new outbreak)
  • Congregate setting
    • 4 outbreaks in Windsor (1 new outbreak)
    • 2 outbreaks in LaSalle
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg
  • Correctional facility
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare – 3 South A/CC7 (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 19th, 2022
    • 1 total case
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 8E
    • Under outbreak since April 14th, 2022
    • 4 total cases (2 new cases)
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – 2C
    • Under outbreak since April 8th, 2022
    • 2 total cases
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – 2N
    • Under outbreak since April 8th, 2022
    • 2 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 4M
    • Under outbreak since April 6th, 2022
    • 11 total cases (1 new case)
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 7N
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 7 total cases

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) (outbreak ended)
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 7 resident cases
    • 6 staff cases
    • 33 unknown cases
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 29th, 2022
    • 1 resident case (1 new case)
    • 10 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 11 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 2nd, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 9 staff cases
    • 6 unknown cases
  • Extendicare Tecumseh (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 6 staff cases
    • 6 unknown cases
  • Franklin Gardens Long-Term Care Home (Leamington)
    • Under outbreak since April 8th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
    • 1 unknown case
  • Devonshire Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since March 23rd, 2022
    • 5 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
    • 35 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since March 31st, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
    • 4 unknown cases
  • Leamington Mennonite Home
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 13 unknown cases
  • Seasons Retirement Communities – Amherstburg
    • Under outbreak since April 11th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 3 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Chartwell Oak Park LaSalle Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since April 12th, 2022
    • 5 resident cases (1 new case)
    • 0 staff cases
    • 1 unknown cases
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since April 14th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence (Kingsville) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 18th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 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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