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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #59

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Situation:

Case count as of March 24, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Europe

201,468

+24,695

10,731

+1,482

China

81,171

+78

3,277

+07

Middle East

31,127

+2,850

2,005

+135

Asia & Oceania

19,883

+1,233

320

+33

Latin America and Caribbean

6,276

+1,229

87

+21

North America

48,249

+11,332

607

+124

United States

46,158

+10,749

583

+121

Canada

2,091

+583

24

+03

  • 85 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 588 (this includes eight resolved cases and eight deaths).
  • In Ontario, there are 10,074 persons under investigation with lab results pending.

Actions Taken:

  • To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of today, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the possibility of extending this order as the situation evolves. A full list of businesses that are permitted to stay open is available here.
  • Guidance for Food Premises has been uploaded to the ministry’s website.

Ministry of Health | Health System Emergency Management Branch