New case of coronavirus found in Ontario
A new positive case of coronavirus was found in Toronto, according to the Ontario government.
Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 Wednesday morning.
“A woman in her 60s presented herself at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s emergency department with a travel history to Iran,” according to Dr. Williams..” As per established infection prevention and control protocols, the patient was cared for at the hospital using all appropriate precautions, including being isolated as she was tested for COVID-19.”
“The woman was discharged home the same day and, per protocols, went into self-isolation where she remains.”
According to the provincial government, Toronto Public Health is actively engaging in contact tracing and case management, including following up with the individual and her close contacts.
Globally, at least 80,000 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The death toll from COVID-19 is reportedly over 2,700 worldwide, with the vast majority in mainland China.
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