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Thursday, June 30, 2022

COVID has infected 2,797 people in Ontario, with 541 in intensive care

COVID affects 2,797 people in Ontario hospitals, with 541 in intensive care.

Key takeaways:

  • Ontario reported 2,797 COVID patients in hospitals on Thursday, 541 in intensive care units.
  • Around 83 percent of the 541 people infected with COVID who were admitted to ICUs were there for COVID, while about 17 percent were there for other reasons.
  • According to the data, six hundred and twenty-six people were unvaccinated, 172 were partially vaccinated, and 2,921 were fully vaccinated.

On Thursday, Ontario reported 2,797 COVID patients in hospitals 541 in intensive care units.

Since the previous day, there have been 142 fewer hospitalizations and 14 fewer ICU admissions. There were 3,645 hospitalizations on Thursday, with 599 in intensive care units.

The province has recently begun distinguishing between those admitted to the hospital for COVID-related reasons and those who were conceded for other reasons but tested positive for the virus.

Also read: Ontario’s reports a further 72 COVID-19 fatalities; under 3,000 hospitalizations

The virus was the cause for 56 percent of the 2,797 people admitted to the hospital with COVID-19, while 44 percent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.

Around 83 % of the 541 people with the virus in ICUs were admitted for COVID, while about 17 percent were hospitalized for further reasons.

COVID cases, deaths, vaccinations, recoveries, and testing in Ontario

Whereas Ontario reported 4,098 fresh lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, due to the latest testing restrictions, this is an underestimate of the true widespread transmission of the virus. The total number of cases filed in the province is now 1,043,923.

According to the data, six hundred and twenty-six people were unvaccinated, 172 were partially vaccinated, and 2,921 were fully vaccinated. The vaccination status of 379 people was unknown.

The province’s death toll has risen to 11,651, as 75 more virus-related deaths have been reported.

74 of the deaths, according to an Ontario Ministry of Health spokesperson, occurred in the last 23 days. Due to data cleanup, one death that occurred more than a month ago was added to the total.

“One death occurred on February 2, 22 deaths occurred on February 1, nine deaths occurred on January 31, and the rest occurred in the days preceding,” the spokesperson said.

COVID affects 2,797 people in Ontario hospitals, with 541 in intensive care.
COVID affects 2,797 people in Ontario hospitals, with 541 in intensive care. Image from CBC News

There have been a total of 992,616 recoveries, accounting for roughly 95% of all known cases. The count of cases that have been resolved has increased by 5,901 since the previous day.

89.3 percent of people aged 12 and up are fully vaccinated in terms of vaccinations. 92 percent of people have received their first dose. More than 6.4 million Ontarians have got a booster shot, putting the third dose immunization rate at 50.2 percent.

For children aged 5 to 11, first-dose coverage is at 53.9 percent, with 20.2 percent having received all of their vaccines.

On the previous day, the province administered 60,241 doses.

In the previous 24 hours, the govt said 28,493 tests were processed. There are currently 10,166 tests being investigated.

The test positivity rate is currently at 13.2%.

Source: CTV News

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