Toronto emergency department physicians report that as winter gets harsher, the city is seeing an increase in respiratory illnesses. The flu, RSV, and Covid-19 are spreading. According to physicians, there is overcrowding in hospitals around Greater Toronto.
According to Public Health Ontario, the province saw roughly 250 hospital admissions during the previous week. Additionally, according to the PHO, the COVID-19 wastewater signal is at its highest point in more than a year. Says Dr. Kashif Pirzada, a Toronto ER doctor. The ER is overflowing with patients as the number of illnesses rises. Additionally, this will lengthen the wait. He voiced worry that when the illness worsens, the death rate would likewise increase.