The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 127,358 as of August 28, 2020, an increase of 510 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 113,234 as of August 28, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 is going up in Canada, it was 5,016 as of August 28, 2020.
On Saturday, Ontario is reporting 148 new COVID-19 infections and 0 new deaths. The previous higher case count was reported on July 24, the number of cases reported that day was 195.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 148 cases of #COVID19, a 0.4% increase as the province processed more than 32,100 tests. Locally, 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 reporting no new cases“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: August 29):
There are a total of 42,083 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 148 confirmed cases (percent change of 21.3%)
An increase of 0 deaths (percent change of -100.0%)
An increase of 103 resolved cases (percent change of 24.1%)
The number of new tests done: 32,106
New cases in Peel: 32, Toronto: 41, York Region: 7, Halton Region: 0
Total active cases in Ottawa: 20, Windsor-Essex: 19
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 29 at 12:00 p.m.
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 49,601 new cases yesterday, India 76,665, Brazil 48,112, Pakistan 415 new cases. New Zealand added 12 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
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