Twice Weekly Health Unit COVID-19 Update: Thursday, May 26th, 2022

Thursday May 26th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 35 new high risk cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County. 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.

NOTE: This will be the final COVID-19 Public Health Update issued by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. The Local Data section of the Health Unit’s website will continue to be updated every Thursday with COVID-19 information.

Of these 35 new high risk cases:

  • 22 were reported on May 25
  • 13 were reported on May 26

Active Cases

There are 25 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 59 active high-risk cases).

Vaccinations

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

  • 357,658 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+48 doses)
  • 346,427 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+82 doses)
  • 197,330 people locally have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+136 doses)
  • 28,807 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine (+838 doses)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent)
  • 84.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent)
  • 52.0 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 18+) have received a 3rd dose/booster (increase of < 0.1 per cent)

Getting A Vaccine

  • For information about vaccines and getting vaccinated locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced two additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to at 625. They say a man in his 80s from the community and a woman in her 80s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 29 hospitalizations today, and 6 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
    • 28 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 7)
      • 23 fully vaccinated (increase of 5)
      • 2 partially vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 3 unvaccinated
      • 15 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 4)
        • 13 fully vaccinated (increase of 3)
        • 1 partially vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 1 unvaccinated
    • 3 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
      • 3 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
      • 1 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 2)
        • 1 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 5 fully vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • Less than 5

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (1 less outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (1 new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (1 new outbreak)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 2N (outbreak ended)
  • Erie Shores Healthcare – 2W Med/Surg (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since May 20th, 2022
    • 2 cases

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

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

  • Extendicare Tecumseh
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 23 resident cases
    • 13 staff cases
    • 3 unknown cases
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens
    • Under outbreak since April 23rd, 2022
    • 6 resident cases
    • 9 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 1 unknown cases
  • Iler Lodge (outbreak ended)
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor) (outbreak ended)
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living
    • Under outbreak since April 30th, 2022
    • 7 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 1 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence (outbreak ended)

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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