The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 126,848 as of August 27, 2020, an increase of 431 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 112,825 as of August 27, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 4,921 as of August 27, 2020.
On Friday, Ontario is reporting 122 new COVID-19 infections and 6 new deaths, with more than 31,000 tests done across the province.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 122 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed more than 31,800 tests. Locally, 29 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 17 reporting no new cases“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 28):
There are a total of 41,935 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 122 confirmed cases (percent change of 3.4%)
An increase of 6 deaths (percent change of 500.0%)
An increase of 83 resolved cases (percent change of 7.8%)
The number of new tests done: 31,823
New cases in Peel: 27, Toronto: 32, York Region: 15, Halton Region: 3
Total active cases in Ottawa: 17, Windsor-Essex:4
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 28 at 12:00 p.m.
New Cases By City: Brampton: 32, Caledon: 1 and Mississauga: 11 new cases
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.
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 46,286 new cases yesterday, India 76,826, Brazil 42,489, Pakistan 445 new cases. New Zealand added 7 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
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