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May 17th Oakville COVID-19 Update

May 17th Oakville COVID-19 Update
May 17th Oakville COVID-19 Update
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Nolan A Machan

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This is the May 17th Oakville COVID-19 Update.  Oakville and Halton had new long term care outbreaks. The province is making head way on clearing the backlog of tests. Nationally, more cases are being resolved than are being found, and we are seeing a steady decline in the number of deaths per day.  

May 17th Oakville COVID-19 Update

Plus or Minus figure is tabulated from the last update which was May 15th.

  • Two new LTC facilities declare outbreaks: Wyndham Manor operated by Extendicare located at 291 Reynolds Street & West Oak Village operated by Revera located at 2370 Third Line. This brings the number of LTC with outbreaks in Oakville to three.

 

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Oakville

Case information was released on May 17, 2020 at 9:25 AM for the end of day of May 16, 2020

  • Confirmed cases in Oakville is 191 – plus 4
  • Likely cases in Oakville is 24 – plus 4
  • Confirmed and likely cases total is 215 – plus 8
  • Total Deaths: 3 – N/C
  • Recoveries: 160 (83.8% of confirmed cases) – plus 7
  • Completed Cases: 163 (recovered & deaths) (75.8% of all cases)
  • 3 Oakville Institutions Outbreaks – with 3 confirmed cases – plus 2
  • 4 resolved Oakville Institutional Outbreaks
  • Oakville accounts for 33.9% of Halton’s cases

 

Halton Region COVID-19 Update

Plus or Minus figure is tabulated from the last update which was May 15th.

  • Institutional Outbreaks jumped by 3, with 2 confirmed cases

 

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Halton

Case information was released on May 17, 2020 at 9:25 AM for the end of day of May 16, 2020

  • 563 COVID-19 confirmed cases – plus 13
  • 70 cases believed to be positive but awaiting confirmation – plus 2
  • 633 Total cases (confirmed and probable) – plus 15
  • 476 recovered (84.5% of all confirmed cases) – plus 15
  • 25 deaths (11 related to institutions – 44%) – N/C
  • 501 cases resolved – 79.1% of all
  • 5 ongoing institutions outbreaks plus 3

 

Ontario COVID-19 Update

  • Resolved cases continues to surpass new cases
  • 28.6% of all cases derive from institutions
  • 57,2% of all deaths derive from institutions

 

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Ontario

Plus or Minus figure is tabulated from the last update which was May 15th.

Information for May 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM, and posted May 17, 2020 at 10:30 AM

  • 22,653 confirmed cases which is an increase of 340 cases (1.5% increase)
  • 17,360 cases are recovered  75.7% of all cases – plus 719
  • 1,881 deaths  8.3% of those confirmed cases –  plus 56
  • 19,241 resolved cases (deaths & recovered) or 84.9%
  • 544,826 people tested in total
  • 16,217 tests performed
  • 4,414 cases under investigation
  • 986 people hospitalized – less 52
  • 171 people in ICU – less 8
  • 129 people requiring ventilators – less 6
  • 36.2% of cases trace back to community transmission

 

Summary of Institutional Outbreaks:

Long Term Care Homes, Retirement Homes, Hospitals

  • 460 outbreaks – plus 8
  • 4,103 patients – plus 151
  • 2,374 staff – plus 129
  • 1,075 patient & staff deaths – plus 56

 

Canada COVID-19 Update

  • Charities and non-profit organizations requiring financial assistance to address  the pandemic, can apply for funding as of May 19, 2020. They will have access to $350 million through the Community Emergency Support Fund.

 

Status of COVID-19 Cases in Canada

Information was released as of May 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM for May 14, 2020

  • Total number of confirmed and suspected cases in Canada is 76,204
  • 1,251 new cases
  • 5,702 deaths – plus 117
  • 38,463 recoveries – plus 1,703
  • 44,165 resolved cases (58.1% of all cases)
  • 4,127 cases required hospitalization
  • 926 cases in hospital in intensive care
  • 81% of cases related to community transmission

 

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