The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 128,948 as of August 31, 2020, an increase of 1,008 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 114,218 as of August 31, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 5,604 as of August 31, 2020.
On Tuesday, Ontario is reporting 112 new COVID-19 infections. Today’s data marks the sixth consecutive day Ontario has reported more than 100 new cases of the virus.
“Ontario is reporting 112 cases of #COVID19, a 0.3% increase as the province processed over 23,500 tests. Locally, 27 of Ontario’s 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, with 18 of them reporting no new cases“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: September 1):
There are a total of 42,421 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 -1.8%)
An increase of 1 death (percent change of 0.0%)
An increase of 92 resolved cases (percent change of 26%)
New cases in Peel: 28, Toronto: 26, York Region: 12, Halton Region: 6
Total active cases in Ottawa: 8, Windsor-Essex: 11, Hamilton: 6
The number of new tests done: 23,545
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of September 1 at 12:00 p.m.
Brampton: 23, Caledon: 2, Mississauga: 9
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
The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 122 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 62,614. No new death has occurred in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalizations decreased by 2 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 110. Among these, the number of patients in intensive care increased by 2, for a total of 20.
In Alberta, the province racked up 426 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, as reported on Monday: 133 on Friday, 184 on Saturday, and 109 on Sunday. Saturday’s tally is the highest number of new cases reported for a single day since April 30, when 228 cases were reported.
“The latest numbers are raising concerns,” Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr Deena Hinshaw, said Monday.
Across the globe, the US, Brazil and India continue to see increase in the number COVID-19 cases. Pakistan continues to see decline and reported 213 new cases yesterday compared to its neighbour India, where 68,770 news cases were registered.
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.
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