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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #87

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Situation:    

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 21, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

2,478,373

+62,185

170,321

+4,212

Europe

1,113,136

+18,786

104,835

+2,079

China

88,423

0

4,632

0

Middle East

224,137

+8,391

7,873

+229

Asia & Oceania

95,083

+1,726

2,656

+43

Africa

22,422

+779

1,134

+28

Latin America and Caribbean

107,861

+4,743

5,287

+247

North America

827,311

+27,760

43,904

+1,586

United States

790,480

+25,715

42,214

+1,476

Canada

36,831

+2,045

1,690

+110

 

  • 551 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 11,735 (this includes 5,806 resolved cases and 622 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 174,170 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 5,546 tests under investigation.
  • 859 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 250 are in ICU; and 194 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced additional funding and services to help seniors and people with disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Sentinel surveillance testing will begin immediately in Long-Term Care Homes to ascertain the current status of COVID-19 in these facilities. Please see attached memo for more information.  
  • The latest Command Table summary is attached.