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Covid-19 in Ontario, hospitalizations dropped by 35% in 7 days

TORONTO – The pressure on the Ontario health system is easing: in one week, hospitalizations of people infected with Covid-19 dropped by 35%. Now 526 people with the virus are in hospital, 114 of them in intensive care. Yesterday they were 430 (116 in ICU), but last week, on the same day, they were 808 (140 in intensive care). Hospitalizations in Ontario have now been declining for several weeks, following the peak of the sixth wave of 1,730 inmates in late April.  (more…)

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Virus, another 32 deaths in Ontario: 63 in two days

TORONTO – Wednesday 31 dead, today 32. In recent days, Covid-19 looks like a war bulletin. The number of victims in Ontario, since the beginning of the pandemic, is now rapidly approaching 13 thousand (today 12,921), while paradoxically, hospitalizations still drop from 1,698 to 1,676 (assuming that the decrease is not due to deaths more than to patient discharges). On the other hand, the number of infected people in intensive care is growing: 205 (+6).  (more…)

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Covid-19: in Ontario active cases in decline for four days, 22 dead (and another 22 in Quebec)

TORONTO – New, slight increase in infected patients in Ontario hospitals: 1,734 people today, compared to 1,730 in the previous 24 hours. 211 are in intensive care, eight fewer than on Wednesday but eight more than a week ago: 92 are breathing with the help of a ventilator.  (more…)

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Ontario, hospitalizations are rising again. Quebec, 62 dead in three days

TORONTO – After the weekend “break”, the numbers relating to hospitalizations in Ontario return to rise: today there were 1,455 patients in hospitals (1,362 on Sunday), of which 219 in intensive care (compared to 212 on Sunday): in the end moreover, some hospitals do not disclose their data during the week.  (more…)

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Ontario, hospitalizations doubled in 20 days

TORONTO – Hospitalizations with or due to Covid-19 continue to increase. Today, infected patients in Ontario hospitals reached 1,090, against 977 on Sunday but above all against 551 on March 22, just twenty days ago. Intensive care admissions are also growing: now 184 beds are occupied by Covid inpatients, compared to 173 today. Some patients are hospitalized due to Covid-19, others for different reasons and test positive at the time of the hospital admission swab (so they are inpatiens with Covid-19).


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Ontario, nearly 2,500 in hospital for Covid. 120 deaths in Quebec over the past four days

TORONTO – The number of people in Ontario hospitals with COVID-19 continues to rise, with 438 patients now in intensive care. According to the Ministry of Health, another 26 people have entered intensive care due to the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Of these patients, 234 breathe with the assistance of a ventilator. There are now 2,467 Covid-19 patients in hospital, a slight increase from Sunday.  (more…)

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Ontario: 12,000 more active Covid-cases in seven days

TORONTO – Slight drop in new cases today in Ontario: 3,784 reports, compared to 4,177 on Sunday (when, however, more swabs were carried out), but a sharp increase compared to the 1,536 reports reported just a week ago: now the rate of positivity approaches 10%. With 44,123 tests processed in the last 24 hours, officials report a rate of 9.7%, the highest number since May 3. On Sunday the tests processed were 51,151: the positivity rate, with 4,177 detected, was 8.7% The seven-day moving average of daily cases is now 2,863: last Monday it was 1,328.  (more…)

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Covid in Ontario, positivity almost doubled in seven days. More than 1.700 cases in Quebec

TORONTO – Over 1,400 new cases of Covid-19 and another 5 deaths related to the virus, today, in Ontario: the new infections are 1,429, down from 1,536 but up from 928 a week ago. With the increase in the number of cases in the last month, the seven-day moving average continues to rise and reaches 1,400 (a week ago it was 975): it is the highest average since last May 27 when it was 1,441. The positivity rate also reaches a maximum never seen in almost seven months: with 33,400 tests processed it is now at 6.6%, the highest since last May 18 when it was 7.6% (a week ago it was at 3.8 %: almost doubled in seven days).  (more…)

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Alberta collapses: 5,181 cases in three days. An ICU patient: “Get vaccinated”

EDMONTON – Alberta still in full emergency: there are 5,181 new cases of Covid-19 registered in the province – which has 4,371,000 million inhabitants – over the weekend. Out of 15,989 tests carried out on Friday, 1,882 infections were confirmed; on Saturday, 1,541 cases were identified from 14,846 tests and another 1,758 infections from 15,037 tests on Sunday.  (more…)

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A thousand cases in two days: restrictions in Saskatchewan

REGINA – First Alberta, now Saskatchewan: on Sunday, the province broke three negative records, registering the highest number of new daily cases, hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care. In fact, Saskatchewan reported 543 new cases of Covid-19 and 1 death on Sunday and 439 new cases on Saturday, thus adding 982 infections in total over the weekend. And also on Friday there were 472 cases, of which 383 (81%) detected in unvaccinated individuals, 25 (5%) partially vaccinated and 64 (14%) fully vaccinated, as evidenced by the graphic (in the pic above) published on the Saskatchewan government’s Twitter page (https://twitter.com/SKGov).  (more…)

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