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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #61

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 Situation:

Case count as of March 26, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

487,257

+56,994

21,945

+2,479

Europe

261,963

+35,052

14,673

+1,950

China

81,285

+67

3,287

+06

Middle East

37,717

+3,223

2,326

+165

Asia & Oceania

22,948

+1,796

366

+35

Africa

2,645

+392

71

+12

Latin America and Caribbean

8,639

+1,724

146

+36

North America

72,060

+14,740

1,076

+275

United States

68,481

+14,053

1,041

+268

Canada

3,849

+957

35

+07

 

  • 170 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 858 (this includes eight resolved cases and 13 deaths).
  •  In Ontario, there are 10,965 persons under investigation with lab results pending.

Actions Taken:

  • In order to increase capacity in the health system, the ministry has given general approval to all public hospitals under subsection 4(2) of the Public Hospitals Act to operate and use an institution, building or other premises or place (“premises”) for the purposes of a hospital, provided that certain conditions are met. Further details can be found in the attached memo.  

 

Ministry of Health | Health System Emergency Management Branch