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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #102

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Situation:     

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. May 6, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,747,391

+83,432

258,971

+6,215

Europe

1,507,199

+25,503

144,578

+2,201

China

82,883

+02

4,633

0

Middle East

333,716

+7,086

10,830

+154

Asia & Oceania

185,823

+7,003

5,271

+250

Africa

50,502

+2,316

1,921

+71

Latin America and Caribbean

287,139

+15,175

15,410

+990

North America

1,300,129

+26,347

76,328

+2,549

United States

1,238,083

+25,073

72,285

+2,360

Canada

62,046

+1,274

4,043

+189

 

  • 412 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 18,722 (this includes 13,222 resolved cases and 1,429 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 365,675 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 8,790 tests under investigation.
  • 1,032 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 219 are in ICU; and 174 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken

  • The Ontario government announced easing restrictions on retail stores and essential construction during COVID-19. The Ontario government is allowing all retail stores with a street entrance to provide curbside pickup and delivery, as well as in-store payment and purchases at garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and safety supply stores. The business owners should review the health and safety guidelines developed by the province and its health and safety association partners.
  • The Ontario government launched a new website today on pandemic pay. It can be accessed here.