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
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Atlantic
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North60
49 156 34 6,923 8,654
 

Undergoing rehab, man worries overflow patients will take away hospital gym space – CBC

The Ottawa Hospital already using gymnasium at General campus for overflow patients

Jan 14, 2022

David Megginson is learning how to walk again after an emergency surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, which was compressing his spine.

He’s worried his recovery may be stalled if the gym and exercise facility he and fellow patients at the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre use is needed as an overflow space for patients.

“It feels like a knot just keeps getting tighter and tighter around us,” said the 57-year-old Megginson.

“It’s a whole systemic problem, it’s not like ripples, it’s like tsunamis from COVID cases.”

The Ottawa Hospital is already using the gymnasium at its General campus to house overflow patients, but hospital spokesperson Rebecca Abelson said the gym at the Rehabilitation Centre could also be used if the need arises.

It’s all part of the hospital’s surge plans to respond to rising cases of COVID-19 and health-care staffing shortages.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/rehab-centre-patient-worries-gym-facility-could-be-used-for-overflow-patients-1.6314053

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