The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 123,154 as of August 18, 2020, an increase of 282 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 109,357as of August 18, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,752 as of August 18, 2020.
Internationally: The US added 43,999 new cases yesterday, India 65,022, Brazil 48,637, Pakistan 617. New Zealand added 12 new cases yesterday, 9 new cases the day earlier, as per data available on worldometers.
Ontario is reporting 102 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, a slight decrease from a day earlier. Ontario completed 25,642 tests yesterday.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 102 cases of #COVID19, a 0.2% increase as the province processed nearly 26,000 tests. Locally, 30 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.
“Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients are all largely stable”, the Health Minister tweeted further.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 19):
There are a total of 40,972 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 102 confirmed cases (percent change of -18.4%)
A decrease of 1 death (percent change of -125.0%)
An increase of 89 resolved cases (percent change of -1.1%)
New cases in Peel: 18, Toronto: 33, Halton Region: 1, York Region: 3
New cases in Ottawa: 18, Windsor-Essex: 1
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 19 at 12:00 p.m
August 18: Brampton: 11
August 18: Caledon: 0
August 18: Mississauga: 6
As of August 19 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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