The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 124,629 as of August 22, 2020, an increase of 257 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 110,878 as of August 22, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,680 as of August 22, 2020.
Internationally: The US added 43,829 new cases yesterday, India 70,068, Brazil 46,210, Pakistan 586. New Zealand added 6 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
On Sunday, Ontario is reporting 115 new cases of COVID-19. Ontario is reporting more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 for the second straight day. There are a total of 41,402 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Where are the new COVID-19 cases in Ontario?
On Sunday, as per Public Health Ontario, Toronto and Peel Region reported 52 new cases, while Ottawa reported 7 new cases.
New patients’ age group (Ontario): The majority were between the ages of 20 and 39. Thirteen new cases were reported in people under the age of 20, while 21 were recorded in those above the age of 60.
An uptick of Cases in Peel (August 23):
As per the latest report from Public Health Ontario, on Sunday at 10:30 am, Peel Region recorded 32 new cases.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 115 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed over 23,300 tests. Locally, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 13 of them reporting no new cases.“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 23):
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 115 confirmed cases (percent change of 6.5%)
An increase of 0 deaths (percent change of -100.0%)
An increase of 108 resolved cases (percent change of 20.0%)
New cases in Peel: 32, Toronto: 20, York Region: 10, Halton Region: 3
New cases in Ottawa: 7, Windsor-Essex: 10
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.
The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 74 new cases, bringing the total number of infected persons to 61,673. Also, no death has occurred in the past 24 hours, to which is added 1 death whose date is unknown, for a total of 5,740.
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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