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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #100

We the North
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Situation:    

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. May 4, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,584,107

+57,705

248,651

+2,171

Europe

1,460,714

+18,703

140,829

+751

China

82,880

+03

4,633

0

Middle East

318,465

+1,569

10,514

+84

Asia & Oceania

170,423

+2,764

4,729

+64

Africa

45,584

+1,319

1,806

+35

Latin America and Caribbean

257,741

+12,009

13,852

+529

North America

1,248,300

+21,338

72,288

+708

United States

1,188,826

+19,012

68,606

+632

Canada

59,474

+2,326

3,682

+76

 

  • 370 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 17,923 (this includes 12,505 resolved cases and 1,300 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 342,060 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 6,265 tests under investigation.
  • 984 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 225 are in ICU; and 175 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken

  • Guidance for Essential Workplaces has been posted on the ministry’s website.
  • The Home and Community Care Guidance Document has been updated with revised screening procedures and masking recommendations for care providers.
  • A new Residential Hospice Guidance Document has been created directed at palliative and end-of-life care provided in residential hospice settings.
  • Friday’s Command Table memo is included in today’s Situation Report.