The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 122,087 as of August 16, 2020, an increase of 198 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 108,484 as of August 16, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,577 as of August 16, 2020.
Internationally: The US added 36,843 new cases yesterday, India 58,108, Brazil 22,365, Pakistan 670. New Zealand added 13 new cases yesterday, and 7 new cases a day earlier, as per data available on worldometers.
Ontario health officials reported 99 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The province had reported 81 new cases on Sunday, 106 on Saturday and 92 on Friday.
“Ontario is reporting 99 cases of #COVID19, a 0.2% increase with over 25,000 tests processed. Locally, 29 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 21 of them reporting no new cases”, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 17):
There are a total of 40,745 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 99 confirmed cases (percent change of +22.2%)
An increase of 0 deaths (percent change is not applicable)
An increase of 83 resolved cases (percent change of +3.8%)
New cases in Peel: 25, Toronto: 26, Halton Region: 1, York Region: 7
New cases in Ottawa: 19, Windsor-Essex: 3
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 17 at 12:00 p.m
August 16: Brampton: 17
August 16: Caledon: 0
August 16: Mississauga: 4
As of August 17 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.
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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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