August 18, 2022

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Govt-19: Increase in the number of upcoming hospitals, Dr. Moore | Corona virus: Ontario

Despite a significant increase in the number of patients per day, the number of hospital admissions remained relatively stable. The number of people admitted to the hospital in a week has increased by only 9%, he said.

Last week there were an average of 3,153 victims per day in Ontario, up from 1,400 a week ago (+125%).

However, Drs. According to Moore, This variation is evolving fast and we should do the same. No doubt we will continue to seek awareness in the days and weeks to come. […] We must be careful and disciplined and never underestimate this virus.

Public Health Ontario confirmed 3,453 new cases on Tuesday.

There were 901 new infections in Toronto, 359 in Ottawa, 345 in York, 280 in Peel, 245 in Halton, 168 in Waterloo, 160 in Durham, 158 in Hamilton and 118 in Kingston.

Vaccination continues

Premier Doug Ford received his third dose of the vaccine in Toronto on Tuesday morning. He was delighted to be given 206,000 doses by Ontario on Monday, which has not been seen since July.

Duck Ford received his third dose of the Covit-19 vaccine on December 21st.

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Province to accelerate booster size in response to the spread of the Omigron variant.

If you do not have your booster dose or your first or second dose, get it.

A quote Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario

To answer questions from reporters, Mr. Not available in Ford Media.

As of Monday, people 18 years of age and older who received the second dose at least three months ago are eligible for the third dose. However, many Ontarians complain that they cannot have a date before January or February. Lack of space at vaccination centers Or in pharmacies.

Toronto Mayor John Dory also received the third dose Tuesday morning. I am grateful that I received my third dose of Govit-19 vaccine today, and urge residents to receive their vaccine as soon as possible., he said.

In addition, the city of Toronto announced the addition of hundreds of vaccination sites on December 25, 26 and 27. These are available on the Provincial Government Appointment Booking website along with others.

There were 11 more deaths in the province on Tuesday, bringing the total to 10,123 since the outbreak began.

Currently, 90.5% of Ontarians 12 years of age and older receive at least one dose and 87.9% receive two doses.

Among children, 38.3% of 5- to 11-year-olds took the first dose.

Variation Omicron

There are 735 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in Ontario (+395). However, provincial experts believe there are many more cases than that. According to their predictions, the new particularly contagious variant is already dominating the province.

Hospitals

412 have been admitted to the hospital, 128 more than the previous day.

  • Number of patients in intensive care: 165 (+1)
  • Number of ventilator patients: 105 (-4)

There are 1332 new treatments. Currently the number of Ontario victims is 25,702 (+2111).

Health facilities (St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s and Providence) in the Unity Health Toronto Network announce that select surgeries will be discontinued. Right now, we need to focus our efforts, staff and resources on caring for our patients and ensuring that we have the capacity to meet the needs of infections., Says CEO Tim Rutledge.

In addition, many Ontario hospitals restrict visits. In Toronto, the Unity Health and University Health Network (UHN) operates General, Western and Princess Margaret hospitals, barring patients from visiting the hospital for less than seven days. Other patients may have a maximum of one or two visitors with evidence of vaccination.

Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto will only allow one fully vaccinated visitor per patient, except for immunocompromised patients and patients under 18 years of age and pregnant women.

Screening

Nearly 49,300 drug trials have been conducted in the province in the last 24 hours.

The test positive rate is 9.9%, which is unheard of since last April.

Since the outbreak, 657,180 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Ontario.

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