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
 

Solutions to Ontario emergency room waits are found beyond hospital ERs – CBC

Root causes of emergency ward backlogs predate COVID-19, but 2 years of pandemic made it worse

Jun 21, 2022

If you’ve spent hours waiting to see a doctor in an Ontario emergency room, or days in the ER waiting to get admitted to hospital, you likely didn’t see the real factors driving those delays.

That’s because the record-high wait times in emergency departments in this province are in large part symptoms of problems elsewhere in the health-care system, well beyond the emergency room doors.

The bulk of those problems predate the arrival of COVID-19 in Ontario, and are now being intensified by the toll that two and a half years of a pandemic has taken on the system, the staff who work in it and the patients they serve.

People who work in health care in Ontario say the key solutions to alleviating the pressure on emergency rooms don’t involve quick fixes but rather long-term changes to the system.

“Ontario is now paying the price for 20 years of effectively no long-term health services planning, over successive governments,” said Anthony Dale, president of the Ontario Hospital Association.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-emergency-room-wait-times-solutions-1.6492710

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