The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 121,889 as of August 15, 2020, an increase of 237 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 108,217 as of August 15, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,648 as of August 15, 2020.
Internationally: The US added 53,523 new cases yesterday, India 63,986, Brazil 38,937, Pakistan 747. New Zealand added 7 new cases yesterday, and 13 new cases a day earlier, as per data available on worldometers.
Ontario health officials reported 81 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. On Saturday, the province reported 106 new cases of the virus and 92 new cases on Friday. Ontario has so far reported a total of 2,789 deaths due to COVID-19.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 81 cases of #COVID19, a 0.2% increase. Locally, 31 of the province’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 17 of them reporting no new cases”, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 16):
There are a total of 40,646 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 81 confirmed cases (percent change of -23.6%)
An increase of 0 deaths (percent change of -100.0%)
An increase of 80 resolved cases (percent change of -20.8%)
New cases in Peel: 27, Toronto: 10, Halton Region: 1, York Region: 2
New cases in Ottawa: 3, Windsor-Essex: 2
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 16 at 12:00 p.m
August 15: Brampton: 21
August 15: Caledon: 0
August 15: Mississauga: 1
As of August 16 at 12 p.m. there have been 322 deaths (does not include cases currently under investigation) reported in Peel.
Source: Peel Public Health
If there is a discrepancy between numbers reported by Public Health Ontario and those reported publicly by a Public Health Unit, it is because the Public Health Unit hasn’t yet updated their numbers in iPHIS. In that case, consider the number reported by the Public Health Unit to be the most up to date.
For the latest on COVID-19 in Ontario, visit the official website.
For the latest on COVID-19 in Quebec, visit the official website (English), or here (French)
For the latest on COVID-19 in Toronto, visit the official website.
For the latest on COVID-19 in Peel Region, visit the official website.
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