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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #85

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Situation:    

 

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 19, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

2,357,582

+93,029

161,417

+6,997

Europe

1,077,398

+41,218

101,103

+4,701

China

88,302

+60

4,632

0

Middle East

211,535

+11,120

7,542

+346

Asia & Oceania

89,065

+2,568

2,459

+76

Africa

21,037

+1,142

1,056

+39

Latin America and Caribbean

97,309

+6,200

4,778

+447

North America

772,936

+30,721

39,847

+1,388

United States

739,582

+29,251

38,381

+1,231

Canada

33,354

+1,470

1,466

+157

  • 568 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 10,578 (this includes 5,209 resolved cases and 553 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 156,097 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 5,736 tests under investigation.
  • 809 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 247 are in ICU; and 196 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken:

  • The Ministry of Health, Ministry of Long-Term Care, Public Health Ontario, and Ontario Health continue to partner with the health and long term care sector to implement the COVID-19 Action Plan for Long-Term Care. Over the weekend, homes were supported with urgent staffing needs, and pools of workers are being matched to meet the ongoing needs of homes across the province to combat COVID-19. This work is based on risk assessments informed by regional tables, local public health units, the Ministry of Long-Term Care and long-term care homes.