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Only 13% of Ontario’s long-term care Covid patients went to hospital: Advocates want to know why

Elizabeth Payne, The Ottawa Citizen

He’d had a good life, he told his family, and didn’t want any extraordinary measures taken at its end. Still, when 88-year-old Douglas Levy became critically ill with COVID-19 in April, struggling to breathe, coping with crushing chest pain and dehydration, a doctor from Queensway-Carleton Hospital who was assisting at Carlingview Manor urged his family to have him transferred to the hospital where he could get better end-of-life care.

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https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/only-13-of-ontarios-long-term-care-covid-patients-went-to-hospital-advocates-want-to-know-why/wcm/32eddbc2-1885-4f23-bc21-a08946536ac8/

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