Ontario reports 688 people in hospital with COVID-19 and 220 in intensive care

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Published March 15, 2022 at 12:34 pm

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 688 people in hospital with COVID-19 today (March 15) and 220 in intensive care.

That’s compared with 228 patients in ICUs a day earlier. The province said the number of hospitalizations was not available Monday.

There were 13 new deaths from the virus reported today.

Ontario also logged 1,076 new COVID-19 cases, but the province’s top doctor has said the actual number is likely 10 times higher, given that access to PCR testing is restricted.

About seven per cent of the province’s long-term care homes are currently reporting active outbreaks of COVID-19.

The province isn’t reporting COVID-19 cases in schools, but the most recent data available show no schools were closed due to COVID-19 operational reasons on Friday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 15, 2022.

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