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.

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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…

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