Ontario reports 671 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 10 new deaths

According to its latest report released Saturday morning, a total of 107 people in ICU and 671 in hospital have tested positive for COVID-19 due to COVID-19 in Ontario.

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Of those hospitalised, 41 per cent were admitted for COVID-19 and 59 per cent were admitted for other reasons, but have since tested positive. As for the ICU numbers, 74 per cent were admitted for COVID-19 and 26 per cent were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive since then.

The numbers represent a slight decrease in ICU COVID-19 count and a 0.3 percent increase in overall hospitalizations. Thirty-four percent of the province’s 2,343 adult ICU beds are available for new patients.


Given the new provincial rules around testing that take effect on December 31, 2021, the case count – reported at 901 on Saturday, up 1.5 percent from the previous day – is also not considered an accurate assessment That’s how widespread COVID-19 is right now. Ten new deaths were…