One potential explanation for differing outlook when exploring CCSO data and Science Table data is that they define ICU beds differently.
Trying to match both datasets is further complicated by the non-LHIN ordering system used by the Science Table. Also, a number of vented ICU beds are also not included in the Science Table dataset, numbering 30 beds in total
From the various discrepancies between the Science Table and CCSO ICU datasets, I would hypothesize that they are not relying on the same source material. Perhaps someone could explain @ccso @SteiniBrown
@ccso @SteiniBrown A final challenge to verify whether the Science Table capacity graph is consonant with CCSO vented bed occupancy numbers. Given that 35 of 61 hospital ICU bed numbers are discrepant between the two datasets, it may be more sensible to clarify which dataset is most correct first
I should have checked this matchup weeks ago @rubiconcapital_ @DonaldWelsh16 @Milhouse_Van_Ho

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Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
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