The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 124,896 as of August 23, 2020, an increase of 267 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 111,112 as of August 23, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,711 as of August 23, 2020.
On Monday, Ontario is reporting 105 new cases of COVID-19. Ontario is reporting more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 for a fourth straight day.
Where are the new COVID-19 cases in Ontario?
On Monday, as per Public Health Ontario, Toronto and Peel Region reported 51 new cases, while Ottawa reported 24 new cases.
New patients’ age group (Ontario): The majority were between the ages of 20 and 39 with forty-three cases. 16 new cases were reported in people under the age of 20, while 14 were recorded in those above the age of 60.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 105 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed nearly 18,800 tests. Locally, 30 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 19 reporting no new cases“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 24):
There are a total of 41,507 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 105 confirmed cases (percent change of -8.7%)
An increase of 1 death (percent change not applicable)
An increase of 78 resolved cases (percent change of -27.8%)
New cases in Peel: 21, Toronto: 30, York Region: 9, Halton Region: 3
New cases in Ottawa: 24, Windsor-Essex: 3
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 24 at 12:00 p.m
August 23: Brampton: 27
August 23: Caledon: 0
August 23: Mississauga: 8
As of August 24 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.
Québec Summary (August 24):
The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 68 new cases, bringing the total number of infected persons to 61,741. Also, 2 deaths have occurred in the past 24 hours, to which is added 1 death which occurred between August 17 and August 22 and another one which occurred before August 17, for a total of 5,744.
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.
Internationally: The US added 32,718 new cases yesterday, India 61,749, Brazil 23,085, Pakistan 591. New Zealand added 3 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
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