2,634 people in Ontario hospitals with COVID, 517 in intensive care

Ontario is reporting 2,634 hospitalizations with COVID on Friday, with 517 in intensive care units.

This is a decrease of 163 hospital admissions and 24 ICU reductions compared to the previous day. Last Friday, there were 3,535 hospitalizations with 607 in the ICU.

The province has recently begun to differentiate between people who are hospitalized directly for COVID, and those who are hospitalized for other reasons but test positive for the virus.

Of the 2,634 people hospitalized with COVID-19, 54% of them were hospitalized for the virus, while 46% were hospitalized for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 517 people in the ICU who had the virus, about 83% were hospitalized for COVID, while about 17% were hospitalized for other reasons.

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Meanwhile, Ontario also reported 4,047 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, although that’s an underestimation of the true spread of the virus due to the virus. recent testing restrictions. The total number of provincial cases is now 1,047,970.

Of the 4,047 new cases recorded, the data shows that 685 people are unvaccinated, 170 are partially vaccinated, 2,827 are fully vaccinated. For 365 people, vaccination status is unknown.

The death toll in the province has risen to 11,711 due to 60 more virus-related deaths.

A spokesman for the Ontario Ministry of Health said 58 deaths occurred in the past 22 days. The two deaths occurred over a month ago and were added to the total based on data cleanup.

Of these, eight deaths occurred on February 3, 19 deaths occurred on February 2, 8 deaths occurred on February 1, the spokesperson said. the rest happened in the days before that.”

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There were a total of 998,238 recoveries, representing about 95% of known cases. The number of resolved cases increased by 5,901 cases compared to the previous day.

Regarding immunization, in the population 12 years and older, 89.4% are fully immunized. The first dose coverage rate was 92%. The third dose is at 50.4% – more than 6.5 million Ontarians have had a booster shot.

For young children aged five to 11 years, first dose coverage is 54% with 20.9% now fully immunized.

The province injected 50,432 doses in the past day.

The government said 25,118 tests were processed in the previous 24 hours. There are 7,875 tests currently under investigation.

The test’s positivity rate was 12%, the lowest since late December.

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DevanCole is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. DevanCole joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: devancole@interreviewed.com.

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