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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #70

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Table of Contents

Situation:

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

1,121,682

+94,986

61,191

+7,224

Europe

577,830

+45,402

44,131

+5,255

China

83,349

+80

3,326

+04

Middle East

93,664

+9,600

4,067

+377

Asia & Oceania

41,140

+2,181

858

+49

Africa

7,849

+917

330

+54

Latin America and Caribbean

27,692

+2,734

899

+115

North America

290,158

+34,072

7,580

+1,370

United States

277,621

+32,818

7,393

+1,321

Canada

12,537

+1,254

187

+49

  • 375 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 3,630 (this includes 1,219 resolved cases and 94 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 71,338 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 1,336 tests under investigation.
  • 506 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 196 are in ICU; and 152 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced a new online portal connecting employers with workers looking to fill positions in the agri-food sector.
  • An Emergency Alert was issued this afternoon urging all Ontarians to stay home and only go out for absolute necessities, such as picking up groceries or medications.
  • Yesterday afternoon, the Minister of Health and the Minister for Seniors and Accessibility issued a statement on measures to protect seniors living in retirement homes during the COVID-19 outbreak.