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
45 359 131 6,662 7,220
AB
87 838 151 15,086 16,389
SK
52 425 111 14,129 14,546
MB
203 677 125 14,563 15,676
ON
265 215 61 6,040 7,031
QC
59 31 10 3,399 4,832
Atlantic
4 8 4 911 1,146
North60
49 156 34 6,923 8,654
 

‘This is my life we’re talking about,’ says Ontario woman whose cancer surgery’s been delayed by Omicron – CBC

Province putting thousands of ‘non-urgent’ medical procedures on pause to preserve hospital capacity

Jan 14, 2022

Last week, Cassandra Di Maria got an email no cancer patient ever wants to receive.

In it, a member of her surgeon’s team informed her that a major surgery she had scheduled for Jan. 19 at Toronto’s Mount Sinai hospital was being cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. No replacement date was set.

The email came after the Ontario government announced on Jan. 3 that non-urgent medical procedures would be put on hold for the third time since March 2020, while the province deals with a surge in cases of the highly-infectious Omicron variant.

“It’s very frustrating because this is my life we’re talking about,” said Di Maria, 30. “I just want to be able to have my surgery completed and go into recovery and put this all behind me.”

The Vaughan, Ont., resident is one of thousands of patients across the province who have had surgeries or procedures postponed or cancelled in a bid to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by record-high numbers of COVID-19 patients and staff shortages.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-woman-cancer-surgery-cancelled-1.6314122

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