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4,061 people in Ontario hospitals with COVID, 594 in intensive care

COVID on Thursday, though just over half of them were initially admitted due to virus complications, with 589 in intensive care units.The province recently began distinguishing between those who were admitted to hospital directly because of COVID, and those who were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for the virus.Of the 4,061 people in hospital with COVID-19, which is down by 71 since yesterday, 55 per cent of them were admitted because of the virus, while 45 per cent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.There are 594 people in ICUs, which is up by five from the previous day. Around 81 per cent of those in intensive care with COVID were admitted because of the virus, while around 19 per cent were admitted for other reasons.Last Thursday, hospitalizations were at 3,630, with the number of people in ICUs at 500.

Ontario ​to reopen restaurant dining at​ 50% capacity beginning Jan. 31, sources say 4,061 people are hospitalized with #COVID19.

55% were admitted to the hospital for COVID-19 and 45% were admitted for other reasons but have tested positive for COVID-19.— Christine Elliott (@celliottability) January 20, 2022Meanwhile, Ontario also reported 7,757 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, though that is an underestimate of the true widespread transmission of the virus due to recent testing restrictions. The provincial case total now stands at 977,194.Of the 7,757 new cases recorded, the data showed 1,079 were unvaccinated people, 260 were partially vaccinated people, 5,819 were fully vaccinated people.

For 599 people the vaccination status was unknown.The death toll in the province has risen to 10,801 as 75 more virus-related deaths were added. Officials noted the deaths are from a

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COVID on Thursday, though just over half of them were initially admitted due to virus complications, with 589 in intensive care units.The province recently began distinguishing between those who were admitted to hospital directly because of COVID, and those who were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for the virus.Of the 4,061 people in hospital with COVID-19, which is down by 71 since yesterday, 55 per cent of them were admitted because of the virus, while 45 per cent were admitted for other reasons but tested positive for COVID-19.There are 594 people in ICUs, which is up by five from the previous day. Around 81 per cent of those in intensive care with COVID were admitted because of the virus, while around 19 per cent were admitted for other reasons.Last Thursday, hospitalizations were at 3,630, with the number of people in ICUs at 500.
More than 40 physicians are currently being investigated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) for promoting unproven treatments for COVID-19 or sharing unverified information about its vaccines, Global News can reveal.

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