Coronavirus Update – 17 March 2022

17 March 2022

Information is as of this morning. Changes are relative to yesterday.


Hospitalization data is not available today

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
644? -5199

? -5

1,131,941?2,39812,307 ? 13
? Eligible people vaccinated with one dose (5+)89.4% 
? Eligible people vaccinated with two doses (5+)


? All people in Ontario with third dose47.9%

Ontario COVID Page    Ontario Vaccine Rates 


hospitalizationschangein icuchange
1,034? -3950? -16
941,112?1,46214,232 ? 19
? Eligible people vaccinated with one dose (5+)91.5%
? Eligible people vaccinated with two doses (5+)87%
? All people in Quebec with third dose49.4%

Quebec COVID Page     Quebec Vaccine Rates


hospitalizationschangein icuchange
11? 02? 0
cases changedeaths
64,578? 130

755 ? 0

? Eligible people vaccinated with one dose (5+)

913,863 (92%)
? Eligible people vaccinated with two doses (5+)874,689 (88%)
? Eligible people vaccinated with three doses (12+)557,037 (61%)

Ottawa Public Health     Ottawa Vaccination Rates.    Ottawa Wastewater 


hospitalizationschangein icuchange
4? -42? -2
35,799? 29289 ? 0

As of March 8, 2022 Updated Weekly

? Eligible people vaccinated with one dose (12+) 89%
? Eligible people vaccinated with two doses (12+)86.8%

Outaouais Public Health    Quebec Vaccination Rates


The Health Unit is changing the way they report. In the meantime, they are reporting only selected information. 

hospitalizationschangein icuchange
2? -10? 0
active caseschangedeaths
-? -208 ? 3

Eastern Ontario Health Unit.   Daily Stats  


⭕ Ontario's COVID-19 science table says cases and ICU admissions will rise over the next few weeks. The table says that wastewater is showing an increase in COVID-19 cases and, combined with the dropping of public health measures, hospital admissions will rise before they fall again to the current level. [CBC]

⭕ Health Canada has approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 to 11 years. Moderna’s brand name is laughably called Spikevax. [CBC]

⭕ The Canadian-developed, plant-based COVID-19 vaccine may not be approved internationally because it is partially owned by a tobacco company. The World Health Organization has a policy against dealing with tobacco and arms companies, leaving Quebec City’s Medicago in limbo. Philip Morris is the company that owns a piece of it. Health Canada has approved the vaccine for use in Canada. [CBC]

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