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Table 1 Counts for confirmed and suspected COVID-19 hospital admissions between March 1, 2020 and September 21, 2020

From: Development and assessment of a hospital admissions-based syndromic surveillance system for COVID-19 in Ontario, Canada: ACES Pandemic Tracker

Syndrome Total counts (%) Median per day (IQR)
Suspected COVID-19
 Suspected COVID-19 admissions (including SOI) 22,075 (100%) 102 (91–124)
 Suspected COVID-19 admissions (excluding SOI) 4457 (20%) 16 (10–30)
 Pneumonia 10,690 (48%) 49 (43–57)
 Influenza-like illness 4629 (21%) 22 (18–26)
 General infection 2299 (10%) 11 (8–14)
Confirmed COVID-19
 Confirmed cases 47,268 (100%) 175 (111–370)
 Confirmed admissions 5047 (11%) 9 (5–37)
  1. Suspected COVID-19 is based on data from ACES Pandemic Tracker, whereas confirmed COVID-19 is based on data from the Ontario Ministry of Health