The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 124,372 as of August 21, 2020, an increase of 499 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 110,648 as of August 21, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,660 as of August 21, 2020.
Internationally: The US added 50,455 new cases yesterday, India 69,039, Brazil 31,391, Pakistan 630. New Zealand added 11 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
On Saturday, Ontario is reporting 108 new cases of COVID-19. There are a total of 41,287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Where are the new COVID-19 cases in Ontario?
On Saturday, as per Public Health Ontario, Toronto and Peel Region reported 25 new cases each, with a new case count of 50. Ottawa reported 14 new cases.
New patients’ age group (Ontario): The majority were between the ages of 20 and 39. Sixteen new cases were reported in people under the age of 20, while 12 were recorded in those above the age of 60.
An uptick of Cases in Peel (August 22):
As per the latest report from Peel Region on Saturday at 12:00 pm, Mississauga is reporting 13 cases, and Brampton added 22 new cases of the virus.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 108 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed nearly 29,000 tests. Locally, 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 16 of them reporting no new cases at all“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 22):
There are a total of 41,287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 108 confirmed cases (percent change of -17.6%)
An increase of 1 death (percent change of -66.7%)
An increase of 90 resolved cases (percent change of -15.1%)
New cases in Peel: 25, Toronto: 25, York Region: 6
New cases in Ottawa: 14, Windsor-Essex: 4
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 22 at 12:00 p.m
August 21: Brampton: 22
August 21: Caledon: 0
August 21: Mississauga: 13
As of August 22 at 12:00 p.m. there have been 323 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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