The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 127,673 as of August 29, 2020, an increase of 315 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 113,501 as of August 29, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 5,059 as of August 29, 2020.
On Sunday, Ontario is reporting 112 new COVID-19 infections and 1 new death. On Saturday, the province reported 148 new cases of the virus.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 112 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed nearly 25,000 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 30):
There are a total of 42,195 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 112 confirmed cases (percent change of -24.3%)
An increase of 1 death (percent change is not applicable)
An increase of 78 resolved cases (percent change of -24.3%)
The number of new tests done: 24,970
New cases in Peel: 27, Toronto: 35, York Region: 6, Halton Region: 3
Total active cases in Ottawa: 16, Windsor-Essex: 16
New cases by age group: 19 and under: 19 cases, 20-39: 54 cases, 40-59: 16 cases, 60 and above: 23 cases
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of August 30 at 12:00 p.m.
Brampton: 15, Caledon: 1, Mississauga: 5
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 42,843 new cases yesterday, India 78,472, Brazil 34,360, Pakistan 319 new cases. New Zealand added 13 new cases yesterday, as per data available on worldometers.
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