Twice Weekly Health Unit COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

Tuesday May 24th, 2022

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 163 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 163 new high risk cases:

  • 56 were reported on May 20
  • 40 were reported on May 21
  • 33 were reported on May 22
  • 8 were reported on May 23
  • 26 were reported on May 24

Active Cases

There are 84 high-risk cases of COVID-19 currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 16 active high-risk cases).

Vaccinations

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

  • 357,610 people locally have received one dose of a vaccine (+76 doses)
  • 346,345 people locally have received a 2nd dose of a vaccine (+120 doses)
  • 197,194 people locally have received a 3rd dose of a vaccine (+225 doses)
  • 27,969 people locally have received a 4th dose of a vaccine (+1351 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)
  • 83.9 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

There have been no additional deaths from COVID-19 and the local death toll stands at 623.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 29 hospitalizations today (increase of 4), and 6 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
    • 21 total in hospital, including the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 3)
      • 18 fully vaccinated (increase of 7)
      • 0 partially vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 3 unvaccinated (decrease of 3)
      • 11 of those in hospital, including the ICU, are being treated for COVID-19 (increase of 1)
        • 10 fully vaccinated (increase of 4)
        • 0 partially vaccinated
        • 1 unvaccinated (decrease of 3)
    • 5 total in the ICU, with confirmed COVID-19 (increase of 2)
      • 5 fully vaccinated (increase of 2)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 0 unvaccinated
      • 3 of those in the ICU are being treated for COVID-19
        • 3 fully vaccinated
        • 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
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (1 less outbreak)

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 2N
    • 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.

  • 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
    • 8 staff cases
    • 1 unknown cases
  • Iler Lodge
    • Under outbreak since April 21st, 2022
    • 36 resident cases (1 new case)
    • 18 staff cases (3 new cases)
    • 5 unknown cases (2 less unknown cases)
  • Bruce Villa Manor (Windsor)
    • Under outbreak since April 25th, 2022
    • 6 resident cases
    • 1 staff cases
    • 0 unknown cases
  • Augustine Villas Retirement Home And Assisted Living
    • Under outbreak since April 30th, 2022
    • 6 resident cases
    • 0 staff cases
    • 2 unknown cases (1 new case)
  • Seasons Retirement Communities – Belle River (outbreak ended)
  • Chartwell Kingsville Retirement Residence
    • Under outbreak since May 5th, 2022
    • 3 resident cases
    • 1 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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