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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #72

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Situation:

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 6, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

1,286,649

+59,350

70,333

+3,136

Europe

654,740

+25,669

49,948

+1,909

China

83,535

+112

3,331

+02

Middle East

107,911

+9,746

4,537

+377

Asia & Oceania

46,718

+3,737

1,018

+116

Africa

9,201

+815

428

+46

Latin America and Caribbean

33,229

+2,673

1,193

+124

North America

351,315

+16,598

9,878

+562

United States

335,803

+15,089

9,598

+515

Canada

15,512

+1,509

280

+47

 

  • 309 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 4,347 (this includes 1,624 resolved cases and 132 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 78,796 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 329 tests under investigation.
  • 589 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 216 are in ICU; and 160 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced today a one-time financial assistance during school and child care closures.
  • Public Health Ontario issued a technical brief today: IPAC Recommendations for Use of Personal Protective Equipment for Care of Individuals with Suspect or Confirmed COVID-19.
  • All previously issued directives have now been uploaded to the ministry’s website.
  • Please see attached a summary from today’s Command Table.
  • Please see attached a memo from the Deputy Minister of Health to the Collaboration and Command Tables regarding personal protective equipment.
  • A memo was sent to CEOs of Ontario Public Hospitals today regarding the use of alternate health facilities and temporary structures such as field hospitals and conference centres.