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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #71

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Situation:

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

1,227,299

+105,617

67,197

+6,006

Europe

629,071

+51,241

48,039

+3,908

China

83,423

+74

3,329

+03

Middle East

98,165

+4,501

4,160

+93

Asia & Oceania

42,981

+1,841

902

+44

Africa

8,386

+537

382

+52

Latin America and Caribbean

30,556

+2,864

1,069

+170

North America

334,717

+44,559

9,316

+1,736

United States

320,714

+43,093

9,083

+1,690

Canada

14,003

+1,466

233

+46

 

  • 408 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 4,038 (this includes 1,449 resolved cases and 119 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 75,046 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 981 tests under investigation.
  • 523 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 200 are in ICU; and 154 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Ontario government announced yesterday that it is investing up to $40 million to support organizations that provide residential services for children and youth, people with developmental disabilities and emergency shelters for women and families fleeing domestic violence. The COVID-19 Residential Relief Fund will cover costs such as additional staffing, residential respite for caregivers; personal protective equipment and supplies; initiatives to support physical distancing and transportation to minimize client exposure.