The number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario continues its upswing.
The province reported 3,797 cases Saturday, but Public Health Ontario admits case counts are an underestimate of the true number.
There are also 1,188 hospitalizations due to COVID-19, 53 more than Friday’s report.
Of those patients, 168 are in the ICU, three more than Friday.
There were 10 more deaths announced from the last month and one more was added due to a data cleanup initiative.
It brings the death toll in the province to 12,548.
The number of known active cases went up to 30,056 but that number is also underestimated due to the province’s testing limitations.
There were 18,678 tests completed the day prior to this report with a backlog of 7,497 tests.
The province is reporting a positivity rate of 18.4 per cent.
So far in Ontario, 32,177,268 vaccines have been administered.
According to the province, 12,614,225 people have at least one dose, 12,134,753 people have received two doses and 7,220,800 have three doses.
In Ontario, 90.02 per cent of eligible residents five and up have their first shot and 86.60 per cent have two doses.
Right now, third doses are only open to those 12 and up and 55.83 per cent have three shots.
|Cases by Vaccination Status|
|Not fully vaccinated||423|
|With booster vaccination||2,286|
|Vaccination Status||In Hospital – Non ICU||In ICU|
|Ontario ICU information||Adult cases||Pediatric|
|COVID-related ICU patients||165||2|
|Non-COVID-related ICU patients||1,525||68|
|Total ICU patients||1,690||70|
|Total ICU beds in Ontario||2,343||105|
|Available ICU beds||653||35|
|Age Group||At least one dose||Fully vaccinated||Three doses|
|Age Group||% with one dose||% fully vaccinated||% with three doses|
|Number of cases||1,192,437||N/A|
|Change from previous report (new cases)||3,797||0.3% increase|
|Change from previous report||2,300||0.2% increase|
|Subset of all cases that are reported to be long-term care residents||26,470||2.2|
|Subset of all cases that are reported as a health care worker associated with long-term care outbreaks||12,014||1.0|
|Total number of deaths||12,548
1 death occurred more than one month ago and was added to the cumulative count based on data cleaning.
|New deaths reported||10||0.1% increase|
|Deaths reported for residents in long-term care homes||4,429||35.3|
|Deaths reported for health care workers in long-term care homes||10||0.1|
|80 and over||52,257|
|Total tests completed||23,687,602|
|Total tests completed in the previous day||18,678|
|Currently under investigation||7,497|
|Number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19||1,188|
|Total patients in ICU due to COVID-related critical illness||168|
|Number of patients currently in ICU, testing positive for COVID||140|
|Number of patients currently in ICU due to COVID, no longer testing positive for COVID||28|
|Total patients in ICU on a ventilator due to COVID-related critical illness||87|
|Number of patients currently in ICU on a ventilator with COVID-19||76|
|Patients in ICU due to COVID on a ventilator, no longer testing positive for COVID||11|