COVID-19 Information

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Last updated: April 2, 2020

  • As of today there have been 981,221 people globally who have tested positive (by swab or by CT scan) with COVID-19 and 50,230 deaths.
  • Mainland China has 82,432 cases. Holding steady.
  • Currently Canada has 9,731 cases. Ontario has 37 deaths.
  • Italy has the second-highest confirmed cases, at 115,242 (the rate is slowing) and 13,915 deaths (rate is slowing)
  • The U.S. has now taken over China with the most number of cases at 226,374 (20,000 new cases since yesterday).
  • Spain has 110,238 cases and 10,003 deaths.
  • Germany has 82,432 cases with only 997 deaths.
  • With SARS, there were a total of 8,098 cases and 774 deaths reported in 17 countries.

Cases in Canada

How to Protect Yourself / What to Do

Reduce the spread of infection with these simple daily practices.

Replace handshakes with a fist bump, slight bow or elbow bump.

Use your elbow to touch elevator buttons and light switches.

When possible, one doors with your hip or a closed fist.

Use disinfectant wipes to clean frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Wash your hands often with soap and water (for at least 30 seconds). If soap and water aren’t available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer instead.

Keep a bottle of hand sanitizer inside your car and at all of your home’s entrances.

Use a tissue to block your cough or sneeze, then toss it in the garbage and wash your hands immediately.

COVID-19 Screener

Do you have a fever and/or significant respiratory or flu-like symptoms (i.e. coughing and/or difficulty breathing)
Have you travelled in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone who has?
Have you had close contact with someone who is coughing, has a fever, or is otherwise sick?
Please answer all questions.
Based on your responses, we recommend that you stay home and isolate yourself for 14 days
If you have symptoms or your symptoms get worse, please book a Virtual Year-Round Care appointment. If you’re not a Year-Round Care member, call 416.350.5900.
Based on your responses, you are unlikely to have contracted COVID-19 (coronavirus) - but you may be a carrier
If you begin to have symptoms, please book a Virtual Year-Round Care appointment. If you’re not a Year-Round Care member, call 416.350.5900.

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