Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Ontario has a pandemic backlog of 1 million surgeries. One group has a prescription for change – CBC

Almost 22 million health services backlogged, says Ontario Medical Association

May 25, 2022

Christopher Christin is looking forward to finally getting his hip replaced in mid-June after a year of suffering worsening pain while on a waiting list for surgery.

The operation should allow the Ottawa retiree to return to the walks, bike rides and exercises he was forced to stop. He’s also hoping it’ll end years of dealing with a health-care system that, even before the pandemic, didn’t always make it easy for him to get help.

“I’ve waited approximately five years, but that has a lot to do with the previous doctors, finding the right doctor to do the operation, and COVID,” said Christin, 68.

Ontarians like Christin have been navigating a health-care system that the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) says was strained even before COVID-19, and has been pushed into a crisis because of it. During the provincial election campaign, the OMA says parties need to commit to clearing a pandemic backlog of almost 22 million health-care services — which includes one million surgeries — to keep things from worsening even further.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-surgery-health-care-backlog-medical-association-1.6461245

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