- Case counts as of March 11, 2020:
- China: 80,778 cases; 3,158 deaths
- Asia & Oceania: 9,934 cases; 86 deaths (South Korea – 60)
- Europe: 19,243 cases; 729 deaths (Italy – 631)
- Middle East: 9,641 cases; 361 deaths (Iran – 354)
- Africa: 110 cases; 2 deaths
- Latin America and Caribbean: 124 cases; 2 deaths
- North America: 1,107 cases
- United States – 1,010 cases; 31 deaths
- Canada – 97 cases; 1 death
- Five new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 41 (this includes 5 resolved cases).
- All cases in Ontario so far have been travel related, with investigation ongoing to determine the source of infection for one case announced today.
· In Ontario, there are 465 persons under investigation with lab results pending.
- Today, the World Health Organization declared that the COVID-19 outbreak constitutes a pandemic.Ontario continues to implement enhanced measures, as announced last week, to ensure the province is prepared to respond quickly and effectively to any scenario.
Four new countries/territories/areas (Réunion, Jamaica, Democratic Republic of Congo, Honduras) have reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Over 100 countries have now reported laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The Public Health Agency of Canada announcedtoday that one former passenger of the Grand Princess cruise ship who returned to CFB Trenton yesterday has tested positive for COVID-19.
- Public Health Ontario developed guidance in Englishand French for environmental cleaning for non-heath care settings.
- The Public Health Agency of Canada has updated the affected areas list on their website.
- A repatriation flight of Canadians from the Grand Princess cruise ship arrived at CFB Trenton yesterday. The Red Cross is providing onsite care, with EMAT providing some offsite support.
- The Public Health Agency of Canada has developed two new guidance documents for health system partners:
- Future scenario planning is currently underway amongst provincial partners and stakeholders at regional levels and within many sectors. Further information will be communicated as the process evolves.
- The ministry is updating guidance documents and will distribute them once they are complete.
- The ministry will work with and support local partners and the federal government to support repatriated citizens.
- The ministry continues to work with health system partners to understand their needs with respect to personal protective equipment and other supplies.
Ministry of Health | Health System Emergency Management Branch
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