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Windsor Regional Hospital has backlog of up to 3,000 elective surgeries

Operating rooms at the Windsor Regional Hospital will be running at full capacity in efforts to clear a backlog on elective procedures due to COVID-19 pandemic.


According to Dr. Wassim Saad, the hospital's chief of staff, 2,500 to 3,000 elective procedures have been delayed due to COVID-19.


"It is obviously very unfortunate and we are doing everything we can to catch up," he said.


Some of the patients have mobility issues and are not able to get joints replaced, affecting their quality of life, he said.

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