Ontario reports 1,699 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 15 new deaths | CBC News

Ontario is reporting 1,699 sufferers testing constructive for COVID-19 in hospitals on Tuesday. 

That is a rise of 276 from the day earlier than — although it is vital to notice that not all hospitals report on weekends, so numbers normally dip barely on Mondays.

A complete of 202 individuals with the sickness have been being handled in ICUs, a lower of 9 from Monday. Eighty-four of these in ICUs are respiratory with the assistance of ventilators.

These ranges are down barely when in comparison with the identical day final week, when hospitalizations have been at 1,730 and ICU admissions have been at 219.

In accordance with the province, about 42 per cent of hospital admissions reported Tuesday have been instantly associated to COVID-19, whereas 58 per cent have been for individuals who attended hospital for different causes after which examined constructive for the virus.

On the subject of ICU admissions, 66 per cent have been instantly resulting from COVID-19, whereas 34 per cent have been present in individuals who have been admitted for different causes.

Restricted laboratory testing confirmed an extra 1,547 circumstances of the virus, up from 1,275 new circumstances confirmed Monday. Every day case numbers in Ontario are thought of a drastic undercount of what number of constructive exams are literally occurring within the province, as PCR testing is restricted to pick out teams.

The take a look at positivity fee was 13.2 per cent, down from 14 per cent on the day prior to this.

The province’s complete COVID-linked demise toll at present stands at 12,858.

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