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Status of cases in Ontario - April 3, 2020

Ontario is now providing a more detailed summary of COVID-19 cases in the province that will be updated each day at 10:30 a.m.

This daily epidemiologic summary replaces the information on the status of COVID-19 cases that was previously provided twice daily on this page. The new summary provides more provincial and regional data on confirmed cases, demographics and trends of cases since the outbreak began including geography, exposure and severity. 

The daily summary is based on data reported by the 34 public health units across Ontario and recorded in the province’s integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS). iPHIS is the Ministry of Health’s disease reporting system where data is regularly updated. Data for each day’s summary will be pulled from iPHIS at 4:00 p.m. the previous day

Summary of cases of COVID-19: Ontario, January 15, 2020 to April 2, 2020.

Number of cases > 13,255

Change from previous report > 462

Resolved > 21,023

Deceased > 367


Total Tested > 466,753

Currently Under Investigation > 51,245

Note: 19 cases did not specify male or female. The age of three cases were unknown.

  • There are 3,255 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario reported to date in iPHIS. This represents an increase of 462 confirmed cases from the previous report. 

  • 48.5% of cases are male, 50.9% are female. 

  • 32.1% of cases are 60 years of age and older. 

  • Greater Toronto Area public health units account for 53.0% of cases. 

  •  Of all cases, 21.7% had travelled in the 14 days prior to becoming ill, 11.7% had close contact with a confirmed case, 16.8% had neither and 49.7% have exposure information pending. 

  • 11.7% of cases were hospitalized and 67 deaths have been reported (please note there may be a reporting delay for deaths in iPHIS). 

  • Thirty-two outbreaks have been reported in long-term care homes.

Epidemiologic Summary: COVID-19 in Ontario: January 15, 2020 to April 2, 2020 (PDF)

Data Source:

  • The data for this report were based on information extracted from the integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) database as of April 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

  • iPHIS is a dynamic disease reporting system which allows ongoing updates to data previously entered. As a result, data extracted from iPHIS represent a snapshot at the time of extraction and may differ from previous or subsequent reports.

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