COVID-19 patients occupied 482 hospital intensive care beds Monday, according to the Critical Care Service COVID-19 daily report.
Anthony Dale, president and CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), said GTA hospitals have been forced to move 88 patients to the nearest available beds in other facilities around the region.
“(There are) 482 patients now in Ontario ICUs with COVID related critical illness on a total census of 1,800. 44 new admissions yesterday,” Dale tweeted Monday.
Provincial public health officials released two day’s worth of data Monday due to Easter Sunday.
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There were 22 deaths and 5,979 new confirmed cases over the two days.
“Ontario is reporting 2,938 cases of #COVID19 today and 3,041 cases reported yesterday. Today, there are 906 new cases in Toronto, 533 in Peel, 391 in York Region, 230 in Ottawa and 140 in Durham, ” Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted Monday.
“Nearly 36,600 tests were completed on April 4th and nearly 46,400 tests on April 3rd. As of 8:00 p.m. yesterday, 2,545,640 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.”