Ontario COVID numbers: 1,122 people in hospital, 159 in intensive care – GLOBAL

May 16, 2022

Ontario is reporting 1,122 people in hospital with COVID on Monday, with 159 in intensive care.

This is up by 98 for hospitalizations and an increase of eight for ICUs since the previous day, though officials noted not all hospitals reported updated figures due to the weekend.

Last Monday, there were 1,213 hospitalizations with 201 in ICU.

According to latest data for hospitalizations from the weekend, 61 per cent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19. For those in ICUs, 35 per cent were admitted for other reasons.

Ontario COVID cases, deaths, vaccinations, recoveries, testing
Meanwhile, Ontario also reported 1,061 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, though that is an underestimate of the true widespread transmission of the virus due to PCR testing eligibility. The provincial case total now stands at 1,276,116.

Read more: https://globalnews.ca/news/8838410/ontario-covid-cases-hospitalizations-may-16-coronavirus/

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