Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday April 20th, 2022

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Last updated: Thursday April 21st, 11:09am

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 121 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 42,003 on Tuesday, April 19th to 42,156 on Wednesday, April 20th.

There are 396 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 63 active high-risk cases since yesterday).

Vaccinations

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

  • 356,844 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+40 since yesterday)
  • 345,068 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+36 since yesterday)
  • 194,899 people locally  have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+115 since yesterday)
  • 10,270 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine

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

The Health Unit announced six additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 604. They say a woman in her 90s from the community, 1 woman and 1 man in their 80s from the community, a woman in her 70s from the community, a woman in her 60s from the community, and a  man in his 50s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 58 hospitalizations today (decrease of 1), and 3 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
    • 47 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 30 fully vaccinated
      • 1 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 16 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 30 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 5)
        • 21 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
        • 1 partially vaccinated
        • 8 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 3 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 1)
      • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
      • 2 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 1 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 1 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 4 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 3 fully vaccinated
      • 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

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

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 8E (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 14th, 2022
    • 2 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 7N
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 7 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 4M
    • Under outbreak since April 6th, 2022
    • 10 total cases
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – 2N
    • Under outbreak since April 8th, 2022
    • 2 total cases
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – 2C
    • Under outbreak since April 8th, 2022
    • 2 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)
    • Under outbreak since March 12th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 10 staff cases
    • 14 unknown cases
  • Chateau Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 14th, 2022
    • 7 resident cases
    • 6 staff cases
    • 33 unknown cases (2 new cases)
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 29th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 9 staff cases (5 new cases)
    • 10 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 (outbreak ended)
  • Regency Park Long Term Care Home (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • 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
  • Cardinal Place (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • Sunrise Senior Living of Windsor (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • 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 (1 new case)
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 unknown case (1 new case)
  • Chartwell Oak Park LaSalle Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since April 12th, 2022
    • 4 resident cases (1 new case)
    • 0 staff cases
    • 1 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle) (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 14th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 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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