Ontario reports less than 2,300 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 42 new deaths
Ontario has changed the eligibility for publicly funded COVID-19 testing. As a result, the daily case numbers provided by Ontario Public Health are not an accurate reflection of how many cases there are in the province.
Ontario reports that 2,254 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, and 42 new deaths occurred as of Tuesday.
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Hospitalizations have increased by 99 patients since Monday. There are 474 patients in ICU, down 12 patients from Monday.
474 people are in ICU with #COVID19. 82% of patients admitted to the ICU were admitted for COVID-19 and 18% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.
There are 2,092 new cases of COVID-19.
— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) February 8, 2022
Of the 474 patients in ICU, 82% were admitted due to COVID-19, while 18% were admitted for other reasons and tested positive for the virus.
The province reported at least 2,092 new COVID-19 cases. To date, Ontario has reported 11,878 deaths from COVID-19.