Province changing way that COVID-19 hospitalization data is released
The province is changing the way it reports hospital data related to COVID-19.
The Health Minister says that they will now distinguish patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 from those admitted for other reasons with COVID-19.
Christine Elliott reports that there are 3,220 people hospitalized with COVID-19 today.
54% were admitted to the hospital for COVID-19 and 46% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.
Of the people in ICU, 83% were admitted to the ICU for COVID-19 and 17% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.
Some ICU-related data is currently unavailable.