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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #82

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Situation: 

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 16, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

2,098,226

+89,232

139,602

+8,872

Europe

980,604

+36,301

89,258

+5,401

China

84,593

+104

3,342

0

Middle East

185,330

+9,598

6,820

+328

Asia & Oceania

77,886

+4,638

2,172

+140

Africa

17,106

+829

902

+26

Latin America and Caribbean

79,748

+6,317

3,659

+328

North America

672,959

+31,445

33,449

+2,649

United States

644,578

+30,127

32,439

+2,542

Canada

28,381

+1,318

1,010

+107

  • 514 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 8,961 (this includes 4,194 resolved cases and 423 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 128,093 people have been tested, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 4,323 tests under investigation.
  • 807 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 248 are in ICU; and 200 are in ICU on a ventilator. 

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced significant expansions to hospital capacity in preparation for any COVID-19 outbreak scenario.
  • The ministry has updated the Quick Reference Public Health Guidance on Testing and Clearance. It is attached (English only) and will be available on the ministry’s website shortly in French and English.