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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #103

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Situation:    

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. May 7, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,843,178

+95,787

265,655

+6,684

Europe

1,541,522

+34,323

147,055

+2,477

China

82,885

+02

4,633

0

Middle East

342,164

+8,448

10,998

+168

Asia & Oceania

193,766

+7,943

5,471

+200

Africa

52,989

+2,487

2,018

+97

Latin America and Caribbean

303,113

+15,974

16,439

+1,029

North America

1,326,739

+26,610

79,041

+2,713

United States

1,263,243

+25,160

74,809

+2,524

Canada

63,496

+1,450

4,232

+189

 

  • 399 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 19,121 (this includes 13,569 resolved cases and 1,477 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 380,854 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 13,012 tests under investigation.
  • 1,033 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 220 are in ICU; and 155 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken

  • Guidance for Hospice Care has now been posted on the ministry’s website.
  • The Ontario government has developed a comprehensive framework to help hospitals assess their readiness and begin planning for the gradual resumption of scheduled surgeries and procedures, while maintaining capacity to respond to COVID-19. Timelines will vary from hospital to hospital and be conditional on approval by regional oversight tables involved with planning and coordinating Ontario’s response to COVID-19.
  • The Screening Tool for long-term care settings has been updated and is posted on the ministry’s website.
  • The Command Table met yesterday; a summary of the discussion is attached.