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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #67

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Table of Contents

Situation:

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 1, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

872,629

+72,549

43,191

+4,436

Europe

460,383

+33,915

31,015

+3,161

China

83,095

+1,577

3,312

+07

Middle East

73,274

+6,697

3,371

+191

Asia & Oceania

34,027

+1,880

662

+67

Africa

5,630

+348

192

+20

Latin America and Caribbean

19,084

+2,571

500

+80

North America

197,136

+25,561

4,139

+910

United States

188,588

+24,437

4,043

+903

Canada

8,548

+1,124

96

+07

  • 426 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 2,392 (this includes 689 resolved cases and 37 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 57,874 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 3,135 tests under investigation.

Actions Taken:

  • The Command Table met today. A summary is attached to this Situation Report.
  • Guidance for Paramedics has been updated and uploaded to the website.
  • Three new guidance documents for Group Homes, Homeless Shelters and Long-Term Care Home Outbreaks have been created and attached. These will be uploaded to the ministry’s website in French and English in due course.
  • The Government of Ontario announced today that they are launching a new $50 million Ontario Together Fund to help businesses provide innovative solutions or retool their operations in order to manufacture essential medical supplies and equipment, including gowns, coveralls, masks, face shields, testing equipment and ventilators. This new Fund will support the development of proposals submitted by businesses and individuals through the Ontario Together web portal.

 

Ministry of Health | Health System Emergency Management Branch