The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 129,425 as of September 1, 2020, an increase of 477 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 114,607 as of September 1, 2020.
The count of active cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 5,686 as of September 1, 2020.
On Wednesday, Ontario is reporting 133 new COVID-19 infections. Of the 133 new cases confirmed on Wednesday, more than half of them are in either Toronto (43 cases) or Peel Region (34 cases) while another 23 cases are spread across the rest of the GTA, including 15 in York Region. Younger people continue to make up the greatest share of new cases. On Wednesday 57 of the 133 new cases involved people between the ages of 20 and 39.
“Ontario is reporting 133 cases of #COVID19—however, with 137 more resolved there is a decrease in the number of active cases. Yesterday, the province processed over 24,000 tests as we’ve now done over 3,000,000 #COVID19 tests and continue to lead the country in daily testing“, the Health Minister, Christine Elliot, stated in her tweet today.
Public Health Ontario Highlights (Report Date: September 2):
There are a total of 42,554 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 133 confirmed cases (percent change of +18.8%)
An increase of 0 deaths (percent change of -100.0%)
An increase of 137 resolved cases (percent change of +48.9%)
New cases in Peel: 34, Toronto: 43, York Region: 15, Halton Region: 2
Total active cases in Ottawa: 12, Windsor-Essex: 4, Hamilton: 5
The number of new tests done: 24,004
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of September 2 at 12:02 p.m.
Brampton: 44, Caledon: 0, Mississauga: 13
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
Quebec (Report Date: September 2):
The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 132 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 62,746. No new death has occurred in the last 24 hours, but 1 death which occurred between August 26 and August 31 and another one which occurred before August 26 are added, for a total of 5,764 deaths.
Across the globe, the US, Brazil and India continue to see an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. Pakistan continues to see the decline and reported 300 new cases yesterday compared to its neighbour India, where 78,169 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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