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Twice Weekly Health Unit COVID-19 Update: Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Thursday May 5th, 2022, 4:41pm

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 135 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: The Health Unit now only releases COVID-19 Public Health Updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Active Cases

There are 216 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 38 active high-risk cases).

Vaccinations

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

  • 357,230 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+24 since yesterday)
  • 345,716 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+46 since yesterday)
  • 196,063 people locally have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+117 since yesterday)
  • 18,864 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine (+695 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 86.6 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent)
  • 83.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent)
  • 51.7 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 5 additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 618:

  • Two men in their 60s from the community
  • One woman in her 70s from the community
  • One woman in her 80s from the community
  • One woman in her 90s from a long-term care or retirement home

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 44 hospitalizations today (decrease of 5), and 3 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
    • 44 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 7)
      • 38 fully vaccinated (increase of 7)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 7 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 31 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 6)
        • 27 fully vaccinated (increase of 6)
        • 1 partially vaccinated
        • 3 unvaccinated
    • 4 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 4 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 4 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 0 fully vaccinated
      • 2 unvaccinated
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 1 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 2 unvaccinated (increase of 1)
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • Hotel Dieu has not released updated data since March 24th, 2022.

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Agriculture
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington
  • Congregate setting
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor
    • 1 outbreak in Essex
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 4W
    • Under outbreak since April 27th, 2022
    • 4 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 5N
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 6 total cases
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan – 6N
    • Under outbreak since April 25th, 2022
    • 4 total cases

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

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

  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since March 29th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 14 staff cases
    • 22 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 2nd, 2022
    • 6 resident cases
    • 15 staff cases (increase of 3)
    • 30 unknown cases (increase of 15)
  • Extendicare Tecumseh
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 10 staff cases
    • 19 unknown cases (7 new cases)
  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence
    • Under outbreak since April 13th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 12 staff cases
    • 27 unknown cases
  • Banwell Gardens
    • Under outbreak since April 19th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 3 unknown cases
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens
    • Under outbreak since April 23rd, 2022
    • 1 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases (4 new cases)
    • 4 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence (outbreak ended)
  • Riverside Place (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 30th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Amica Riverside (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 13th, 2022
    • 5 resident cases (2 new cases)
    • 1 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 11 unknown cases (9 new cases)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle)
    • Under outbreak since April 14th, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence (Kingsville) (outbreak ended)
  • Harrowood Seniors Community
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 2 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases
    • 18 unknown cases
  • Iler Lodge (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
    • 20 unknown cases
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 25th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 1 unknown case
  • The Shoreview at Riverside
    • Under outbreak since April 25th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 2 staff cases
    • 13 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Leamington Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since April 26th, 2022
    • 1 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 5 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Oak Park Terrace Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since April 26th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 2 staff cases (1 new case)
    • 3 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Dolce Vita Retirement Living
    • Under outbreak since April 26th, 2022
    • 0 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 4 unknown cases
  • Lifetimes on Riverside
    • Under outbreak since April 27th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living
    • Under outbreak since April 30th, 2022
    • 1 resident case
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Seasons Retirement Communities – Belle River (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since May 3rd, 2022

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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