Ontario COVID numbers: 751 people in hospital, 241 in intensive care – GLOBAL

March 9, 2022

Ontario is reporting 751 people in hospital with COVID on Wednesday, with 241 in intensive care units.

This is down by 28 hospitalizations and a decrease of five in ICUs since the previous day. Last Wednesday, there were 847 hospitalizations with 273 in ICU.

The province recently began distinguishing between those who were admitted to hospital directly because of COVID, and those who were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for the virus.

Of the 751 people in hospital with COVID-19, 46 per cent of them were admitted because of the virus, while 54 per cent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 241 people in ICUs with the virus, 82 per cent were admitted because of COVID, while 18 per cent were admitted for other reasons.

Read more: https://globalnews.ca/news/8669162/ontario-covid-cases-hospitalizations-march-9-coronavirus/

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