Twice Weekly Health Unit COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Tuesday May 17th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 229 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.

Of these 229 new high risk cases:

  • 77 were reported on May 13
  • 41 were reported on May 14
  • 47 were reported on May 15
  • 32 were reported on May 16
  • 32 were reported on May 17

Active Cases

There are 147 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (decrease of 3 active high-risk cases).

Vaccinations

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

  • 357,495 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+98 doses)
  • 346,159 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+154 doses)
  • 196,838 people locally have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+260 doses)
  • 25,406 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine (+2,224 doses)

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)
  • 83.9 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 5+) are fully vaccinated (increase of < 0.1 per cent)
  • 51.9 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 3 additional deaths from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 623:

  • One woman in her 70s from the community
  • One woman in her 80s from the community
  • One man in his 80s from a long-term care home

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 26 hospitalizations today (decrease of 6), and 3 of those hospitalizations are in the ICU (increase of 2).

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
    • 23 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (decrease of 6)
      • 19 fully vaccinated (decrease of 5)
      • 1 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 13 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (decrease of 9)
        • 10 fully vaccinated (decrease of 7)
        • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
        • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 2 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19
      • 2 fully vaccinated
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
      • 2 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 2 fully vaccinated
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 0 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington
    • Being primarily treated for COVID-19:
      • 0 fully vaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 0 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • Not being primarily treated for COVID-19, and asymptomatic:
      • 4 fully vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 0 unvaccinated
  • Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare
    • Less than 5

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (1 new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (outbreak ended)
    • 1 outbreak in Lakeshore (outbreak ended)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 2N (new outbreak)
    • Under outbreak since May 13th, 2022
    • 3 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) (outbreak ended)
  • Huron Lodge (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 2nd, 2022
    • 25 resident cases
    • 18 staff cases (2 new cases)
    • 17 unknown cases
  • Extendicare Tecumseh
    • Under outbreak since April 4th, 2022
    • 21 resident cases
    • 13 staff cases
    • 5 unknown cases
  • Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens
    • Under outbreak since April 23rd, 2022
    • 4 resident cases
    • 4 staff cases
    • 5 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Riverside Place (outbreak ended)
  • Berkshire Care Centre (outbreak ended)
  • Seasons Royal Oak Village (LaSalle) (outbreak ended)
  • Harrowood Seniors Community
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 21 resident cases
    • 1 staff case
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Iler Lodge
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 30 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
    • 11 unknown cases
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 25th, 2022
    • 5 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases
    • 1 unknown cases
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living
    • Under outbreak since April 30th, 2022
    • 6 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Seasons Retirement Communities – Belle River
    • Under outbreak since May 3rd, 2022
    • 13 resident cases
    • 3 staff cases
    • 3 unknown cases
  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since May 5th, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 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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