- According to the provincial government’s data released on Sunday, 1,410 people were in hospitals with COVID-19.
- Experts believe that sculpture is likely to underestimate the true number of cases due to testing limitations in the province, which prevent access to PCR tests.
- Since the province began tracking COVID-19 deaths, 17 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 12,842.
As per the data published by the provincial government on Sunday, 1,410 people were in hospitals with COVID-19.
There were also 187 people in intensive care, according to the data.
COVID-19 Sunday had 266 fewer reported hospitalizations than Saturday, according to the figures. It also points to a slight drop in ICU occupancy.
Because not all hospitals report data on weekends, these figures are likely to be underestimated.
There were 1,676 people in the hospital on Saturday, with 188 in intensive care. There were 1,362 people in the hospital on Sunday, with 212 in intensive care.
On Sunday, Ontario reported 2,243 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Due to testing limitations that prevent access to PCR tests in the province, experts believe that sculpture is likely an underestimate of the true number of cases.
The test positivity rate was 14.7 percent on Sunday. This represents a week-on-week drop from the 15.5 percent reported last Sunday.
The whole number of cases in the province since the outbreak began is now 1,260,380.
On Sunday, Ontario announced 17 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 12,842 since the province began tracking COVID-19 deaths.
According to the data, 91% of those aged 12 and up have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. According to provincial data, 7% of people are still unvaccinated.
In Ontario, a total of 32,776,605 vaccine dose levels have been administered.
Source: CTV news
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