The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 114,994 as of July 28, 2020, an increase of 397 new cases from the previous day. The count of cases recovered from COVID-19 in Canada was 100,134 as of July 28, 2020. The US added 64,729 cases yesterday.
“Today, Ontario is reporting 76 new cases of #COVID19, a 0.2% increase and the lowest day-over-day increase since March 22. Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and vented patients have all declined. The province processed over 27,300 tests yesterday”, Health Minister Christine Elliott said in a tweet today.
“Today, we announced that Toronto and Peel regions will move into Stage 3 on Friday at 12:01 a.m. I’d also like to acknowledge the considerable and ongoing work by Windsor-Essex public health officials to contain the virus locally. You have our full support”, the Health Minister added further in her tweet today.
The Health Minister reiterated, “Ontario, we’re making tremendous progress, but it’s never been more important that each of us continue to practice physical distancing and wear a mask when doing so isn’t possible“.
There are a total of 38,986 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date.
Compared to the previous day, this represents:
An increase of 76 confirmed cases (percent change of -31.5%)
An increase of 1 death (percent change of -75.0%)
An increase of 174 resolved cases (percent change of +64.2%)
New cases in Peel: see below
New cases in Ottawa: 13, Windsor-Essex: 22
Total tests done yesterday: 27,308
Source: Public Health Ontario
Confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Peel as of July 29 at 1 p.m
July 28: Brampton: 8
July 28: Caledon: 0
July 28: Mississauga: 1
July 28: Pending further information: 0
As of July 28 at 1:00 p.m. there have been 316 deaths (does not include cases currently under investigation) reported in Peel.
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.
Today, the Province of Ontario has announced Stage 3 opening plans for Toronto and Peel, setting the path towards Stage 3 opening for Toronto and Peel on Friday July 31.
For the latest on COVID-19 in Ontario, visit the official website.
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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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