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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #104

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Situation:    

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

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,935,553

+92,375

271,168

+5,513

Europe

1,566,151

+24,629

148,719

+1,664

China

82,886

+01

4,633

0

Middle East

348,583

+6,419

11,133

+135

Asia & Oceania

201,742

+7,976

5,680

+209

Africa

55,582

+2,593

2,085

+67

Latin America and Caribbean

322,808

+19,695

17,568

+1,129

North America

1,357,801

+31,062

81,350

+2,309

United States

1,292,879

+29,636

76,942

+2,133

Canada

64,922

+1,426

4,408

+176

  • 477 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 19,598 (this includes 13,990 resolved cases and 1,540 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 397,149 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 14,641 tests under investigation.
  • 1,028 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 213 are in ICU; and 166 are in ICU on a ventilator

 Actions Taken

  • Updated guidance for Home and Community Care has been posted on the ministry’s website.
  • The Guidance for Emergency Childcare Centers was updated and is attached. It will be available shortly on the ministry’s website in French and English.