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Ministry of Health coronavirus situation report #98

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Situation:   

Case count as of 8:00 a.m. May 2, 2020

Area

Case count

Change from yesterday

Deaths

Change from yesterday

Worldwide total

3,418,191

+92,567

239,921

+5,426

Europe

1,411,488

+27,055

137,587

+2,084

China

82,875

+01

4,633

0

Middle East

306,626

+6,346

10,200

+172

Asia & Oceania

157,559

+5,252

4,392

+188

Africa

41,677

+1,668

1,697

+57

Latin America and Caribbean

231,049

+13,868

12,239

+807

North America

1,186,917

+38,377

69,173

+2,118

United States

1,131,856

+36,552

65,782

+1,911

Canada

55,061

+1,825

3,391

+207

  • 511 new cases were reported today in Ontario, bringing the cumulative total to 17,119 (this includes 11,390 resolved cases and 1,176 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 310,359 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 12,829 tests under investigation.
  • 977 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 221 are in ICU; and 154 are in ICU on a ventilator.

 Actions Taken

  • The Provincial Testing Guidance, Quick Reference Public Health Guidance on Testing and Clearance, Reference Document for Symptoms and Patient Screening Guidance have been updated and are attached. They will be available shortly on the ministry’s website in French and English.
  • A Guidance Document for essential, non-health care workplaces was developed and outlines what workplaces can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is attached here and will be available shortly on the ministry’s website.