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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #76

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Situation:

 Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 10, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

1,617,472

+86,157

96,929

+7,411

Europe

789,325

+33,872

66,927

+4,805

China

83,962

+75

3,336

+01

Middle East

136,487

+7,407

5,438

+241

Asia & Oceania

57,232

+2,708

1,390

+115

Africa

11,678

+625

628

+66

Latin America and Caribbean

50,177

+4,909

2,069

+247

North America

488,611

+36,561

17,141

+1,936

United States

467,846

+35,087

16,632

+1,862

Canada

20,765

+1,474

509

+74

  • 478 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 6,237 (this includes 2,574 resolved cases and 222 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 94,271 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 1,598 tests under investigation.
  • 673 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 260 are in ICU; and 217 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario has announced that it is significantly expanding COVID-19 testing to help stop the spread of the virus. Corresponding updates to directives and guidance is available on the ministry’s website.
  • The Command Table met today; a summary of the meeting is attached.
  • Changes were made to CMOH Directive 5. The revised Directive outlines required precautions and procedures for regulated health professionals and specified employees working in public hospitals and in long-term care homes dealing with suspected, presumed, or confirmed COVID-19 patients or residents. The revised Directive was sent out today and is attached. It will shortly be available on the ministry’s website in English and French.