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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #95

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Situation:    

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. April 29, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,152,547

+71,146

218,489

+6,154

Europe

1,332,020

+18,737

126,778

+2,186

China

82,858

+22

4,633

0

Middle East

285,426

+6,899

9,654

+188

Asia & Oceania

140,187

+4,979

3,892

+159

Africa

35,847

+1,650

1,530

+55

Latin America and Caribbean

190,418

+12,075

9,877

+951

North America

1,085,791

+26,784

62,125

+2,615

United States

1,035,765

+25,258

59,266

+2,463

Canada

50,026

+1,526

2,859

+152

 

  • 347 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 15,728 (this includes 9,612 resolved cases and 996 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 264,594 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 9,530 tests under investigation.
  • 977 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 235 are in ICU; and 186 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken:

  • The Government of Ontario announced it is further expanding the list of essential workers eligible to receive free emergency child care during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those who will benefit include people who work in the food supply chain, retirement homes, grocery stores and pharmacies, and certain federal employees, including the military.
  • A new memo was issued today regarding transfers from hospitals and the community to long-term care homes. It is attached.