Ontario COVID numbers: 779 people in hospital, 246 in intensive care – GLOBAL

March 8, 2022

Ontario is reporting 779 people in hospital with COVID on Tuesday, with 246 in intensive care units.

This is up by 86 hospitalizations but a decrease of three in ICUs since the previous day. Last Tuesday, there were 914 hospitalizations with 278 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 779 people in hospital with COVID-19, 44 per cent of them were admitted because of the virus, while 56 per cent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 246 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/8666256/ontario-covid-cases-hospitalizations-march-8-coronavirus/

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