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Thursday, June 30, 2022

A total of 661 people with COVID-19 have been hospitalised in Ontario

The province of Ontario reports a total of 661 people in hospital with COVID-19

Key Takeaways:

  • According to health officials, COVID-19 has infected 661 people in Ontario hospitals, with 165 of them in intensive care.
  • According to officials, there were also 146 new infections in Simcoe Muskoka, 139 in Ottawa, 122 in Hamilton, and 109 in the Kingston area.
  • The province announced that 1,990 more disease cases had been resolved, bringing the total number of patients recovered in Ontario to 1,116,378.

COVID-19 has infected 661 people in Ontario hospitals, with 165 of them in intensive care, according to health officials.

The province’s latest hospitalization number, released on Thursday, is up from the 611 reported on Wednesday.

The total number of patients admitted to the ICU, on the other hand, was down from 174 the day before.

Also read: COVID-19 rates in Ontario wastewater testing show a ‘sustained increase.’

COVID-19 has also claimed the lives of ten more people, according to officials. Officials said seven deaths happened within the last 30 days, and three happened more than a month ago.

Since the pandemic outbreak, 12,356 people have died as a result of the disease.

On Thursday, the province reported 2,561 new cases of COVID-19, but health officials warn that this figure is likely to be underestimated due to testing limitations and backlogs.

According to officials in the Greater Toronto Area, there were 565 new cases in Toronto, 163 new cases in Peel Region, 148 new cases in York Region, 100 new cases in the Durham Region, and 88 new cases in Halton Region.

The province of Ontario reports a total of 661 people in hospital with COVID-19
The province of Ontario reports a total of 661 people in hospital with COVID-19. Image from The Star

According to officials, there were also 146 new cases in Simcoe Muskoka, 139 in Ottawa, 122 in Hamilton, and 109 in the Kingston area.

On Thursday, all other regions reported fewer than 100 new cases.

As of Thursday, the province had determined that 1,990 more disease cases had been resolved, bringing the total number of recovered patients in Ontario to 1,116,378.

The total number of lab-confirmed instances in Ontario now stands at 1,145,575.

In long-term care settings throughout Ontario, the province reported 34 resident cases and seven staff cases. A long-term care home resident was involved in three of the ten deaths reported on Thursday.

Source: Global news

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