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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #79

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Situation:

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 13, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

1,858,124

+71,525

114,691

+5,512

Europe

884,865

+26,948

77,126

+3,174

China

84,317

+141

3,341

+02

Middle East

159,938

+8,084

6,024

+230

Asia & Oceania

65,323

+2,711

1,735

+108

Africa

14,414

+775

784

+40

Latin America and Caribbean

64,352

+4,771

2,754

+232

North America

584,915

+28,095

22,927

+1,726

United States

560,532

+27,030

22,210

+1,662

Canada

24,383

+1,065

717

+64

  • 421 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 7,470 (this includes 3,357 resolved cases and 291 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 108,230 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 1,534 tests under investigation.
  • 760 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 263 are in ICU; and 203 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced yesterday it is developing a new health data platform called the Pandemic Threat Response (PANTHR) that will allow researchers to better support health system planning and responsiveness, including the immediate need to analyze the current COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Today, the Government of Ontario announced progress in procuring critical supplies and equipment to ensure that patients, frontline health care workers and first responders have what they need to protect themselves during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • The Command Table met today; a summary of the discussion is attached.
  • CMOH Directive #5 shared on April 10 has been uploaded to the ministry’s website.