Updates on the novel coronavirus

​The OHA developed this webpage to keep members apprised of recent Ministry of Health updates regarding the novel coronavirus, and to highlight relevant resources for members. It is important to note that the health system is well-prepared to respond to this type of issue. As the situation unfolds, officials from the Ministry and public health, including the Chief Medical Officer of Health, remain in close contact with health care providers and partners across the system, including the OHA. This includes daily stakehholder calls to share information, guidance, and address any challenges, should they arise.

Daily Update - May 31, 2020

Situation Report #127 COVID-19
Ministry of Health | Health System Emergency Management Branch                

AreaCase countChange from yesterdayDeathsChange from yesterday
Worldwide total6,185,926 +127,482371,411 +4,015
Europe2,015,582 +16,622173,486 +623
China83,001 +024,634 0
Middle East581,450 +11,57714,187 +158
Asia & Oceania469,602 +17,83811,789 +408
Africa144,240 +6,2604,099 +151
Latin America and Caribbean984,452 +51,15550,568 +1,556
North America1,907,599 +24,028112,648 +1,119
United States1,817,409 +23,256105,575 +1,025
Canada90,190 +7727,073 +94
  • 326 new cases were reported in Ontario today, bringing the cumulative case count to 27,859 (this includes 21,810 resolved cases and 2,266 deaths).
  • In Ontario, a total of 718,341 tests have been completed, with tests performed at Public Health Ontario Laboratories and non-Public Health Laboratories. There are currently 9,647 tests under investigation.
  • 781 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19; 118 are in ICU; and 90 are in ICU on a ventilator.

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