7th wave of COVID-19 rising across the province, Public Health Ontario’s latest report says – CBC

Case counts remain an ‘underestimate’ due to limited testing, provincial data collection, PHO says

Jul 14, 2022

Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario with most measures showing increases week-by-week since the seventh wave of the pandemic was declared on June 19.

In the last week, the province has reported 985 hospitalizations, of which 118 were in intensive care. Of those patients in ICUs, 48 required the use of a ventilator to breathe.

Thirty-nine people died last week from the novel coronavirus. An average of 29 to 35 weekly deaths have been reported in the last three weeks.

In its latest weekly epidemiological summary, released on Thursday, Public Health Ontario says cases are rising in 31 out of 34 of the province’s public health units.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-covid-update-july-14-2022-1.6520897

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