Skip to content
health-and-safety-english-banner.jpg

Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #84

We the North
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

Situation:   

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 18, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

2,264,553

+62,607

154,420

+6,791

Europe

1,036,180

+10,587

96,402

+3,351

China

88,242

-31

4,632

0

Middle East

200,415

+8,384

7,196

+232

Asia & Oceania

86,497

+4,016

2,383

+78

Africa

19,895

+1,253

1,017

+52

Latin America and Caribbean

91,109

+6,122

4,331

+344

North America

742,215

+32,276

38,459

+2,734

United States

710,331

+30,484

37,150

+2,618

Canada

31,884

+1,792

1,309

+116

  • 485 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 10,010 (this includes 4,875 resolved cases and 514 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 146,454 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 6,833 tests under investigation.
  • 828 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 250 are in ICU; and 197 are in ICU on a ventilator.

Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario is investing $20 million to advance medical research and develop tools and resources to combat COVID-19 and other infectious diseases through the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.