Niagara Health understands the overwhelming concern with COVID-19 and its impact on the Niagara region and in response continues to make updates to the daily case update report.
COVID-19 Activity at Niagara Health
As of Aug. 2, 2021 at 10 a.m.1 (updated daily)
|Total unique patients tested||147,081|
|Total patients tested positive 2||11,958|
|Total number of patients with COVID-19 admitted to date||913|
|Current number of admitted patients with COVID-19||1|
Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Information
As of July 29, 2021 at 10 a.m. (updated Monday – Friday)
Our Level 3 ICU is the highest level of ICU care often needed for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
|Level 3 ICU capacity
|Patients with COVID-19 in our ICUs
Patient Transfer Information
As of June 30, 2021 at 10 a.m. (updated Monday – Friday)
We continue to work closely with hospitals in our region and with provincial partners to adjust operations as needed. This includes the ongoing transfers of critical care patients to Niagara from other Intensive Care Units in harder-hit areas of the province.
|Patient transfers from HNHBB Region
Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant and Burlington
|Patient transfers from outside HNHBB Region ⁴
Since January 2021
|Total patients transferred to Niagara
Since March 2020
|Transfer patients currently admitted at Niagara Health||-|
¹ Results may differ from Niagara Region Public Health or the Ontario Ministry of Health due to the timing of the data collection.
² Confirmed cases only.
³ Niagara Health continues to report the deaths of patients who tested positive for COVID-19, however this does not mean COVID-19 was the cause of death.
⁴ Results may differ from St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton due to the timing of the data collection.
This data is updated daily at 4 p.m. We ask for your understanding with the reporting of patients who pass away. These updates will be made as soon as possible noting our priority is to first notify family and loved ones.
Niagara Health reminds the community of the seriousness of this pandemic and encourages everyone to follow the directions of regional, provincial and federal healthcare experts. You can help limit the spread of COVID-19 by:
- Wearing a mask.
- Practising physical distancing.
- Cleaning your hands often.
- Staying home if you’re sick.
- Having contact with members of your household only.
- Getting tested when appropriate.