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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #114

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Situation:   

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. May 18, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

4,827,371

+81,382

317,178

+3,409

Europe

1,792,541

+17,072

163,064

+1,075

China

82,954

+07

4,634

+01

Middle East

444,062

+9,883

12,483

+141

Asia & Oceania

291,914

+10,556

7,940

+264

Africa

86,922

+3,318

2,786

+55

Latin America and Caribbean

523,797

+19,376

29,501

+906

North America

1,605,181

+21,170

96,770

+967

United States

1,528,179

+20,032

90,988

+864

Canada

77,002

+1,138

5,782

+103

  • 304 new cases were reported in Ontario today, bringing the cumulative case count to 22,957 (this includes 17,638 resolved cases and 1,904 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 553,981 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 2,189 tests under investigation.
  • 972 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 174 are in ICU; and 133 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken:

  • The ministry continues to work on the revision of Directive #2 and related requirements to support the gradual restoration of health services. Please note that CMOH Directive #2 is still in effect. Providers are encouraged to continue planning and further details will be provided once confirmed.