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Patients, visitors, staff and healthcare providers can find the latest COVID-19 updates here.

COVID-19

*This information is based on data updated between 7am and 8am from Monday to Friday.

COVID-19 Information

HHS patients with confirmed COVID-19 20
Patient transfers to our region View via St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
HHS staff & physicians with confirmed COVID-19
(both hospital and community acquired)
3
HHS staff & physicians self-isolating
(includes those with confirmed COVID-19)
38
Funded adult acute occupancy
(excluding patients admitted due to COVID-19)
82%
Overall funded adult acute occupancy 84%

A 15% occupancy is available within 24-48 hours for pandemic response as per government direction.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Information

HHS is caring for more ICU patients – both COVID and non-COVID – then we would typically have capacity for.
This is temporary and above our normal complement of ICU beds.
HHS has opened an additional 38 beds which has required a ramp down of services and redeployment of 240 staff.

Total number of ICU beds
(includes surge beds funded by the Province of Ontario until June 30, 2021)
43% increase
(from 88 to 126)
Today’s ICU occupancy rate
(based on normal ICU bed complement)
93%
Today’s ICU occupancy rate
(based on normal ICU bed complement and temporary surge beds)
65%
Total number of patients in the ICU
80
Patients with COVID-19 in the ICU 8

 

Outbreak Information

Hamilton General Hospital 7 South

These units are closed to visits, except on compassionate grounds and closed for new admissions.

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