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Unprecedented COVID-19 case numbers could change protocols

Another day and more unprecedented numbers in our pandemic. Once again Quebec has set a new COVID-19 record. The province is reporting 13,149 new confirmed cases today, that's the highest daily case count recorded by any province or territory at any time during the pandemic. Ontario also set a record today with more than ten thousand new infections. The province is also seeing a jump in hospitalizations and ICU admissions. At least five other provinces and territories have set new single day highs and those are just the confirmed cases, the true number of infections in this country is expected to be much higher. Many public health agencies are struggling to keep up with testing demands and as Abigail Bimman explains the onslaught of Omicron is forcing many provinces and territories to reconsider their protocols.