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


*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)
HHS staff & physicians self-isolating
(includes those with confirmed COVID-19)
Funded adult acute occupancy
(excluding patients admitted due to COVID-19)
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)
Today’s ICU occupancy rate
(based on normal ICU bed complement and temporary surge beds)
Total number of patients in the ICU
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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