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COVID-19: What are “incidental COVID” cases and how do they affect hospitalizations?

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant continues to drive increased cases and hospital admissions in Canada, several jurisdictions have changed the way they report hospitalizations. They now separate between those who are admitted due to COVID-19 and those who are admitted for another reason but test positive during screening. Sean Previl breaks down what "incidental COVID" means and why medical professionals are saying the numbers don't tell the whole story.