According to a City of Toronto press release, on his return from the United Kingdom, the man was tested at a hospital in Toronto and immediately began self-isolation at home. He died Saturday, the agency said.
Other measures recommended for your protection - and the protection of others - including washing your hands often with soap and water, sneezing and coughing into your sleeve, avoiding any face touching, staying at home when you're sick, and cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects. "Our medical experts have been clear, everyone has to change their behaviour and stay away from people to save lives".
No information is listed for the majority of the new cases, but two women in their 20s are among the newest positive tests.
Dr. Kurji said following a coroner's investigation, it was determined that the woman had contracted COVID-19. She has no travel history and no contact with known positive cases.
However, the city of Kawartha Lakes is also reporting a man in his 80's died from COVID-19 last night.
"One would have assumed that her symptoms might have led to her being detected, either in terms of getting on to the plane or maybe as she got off here", he explained.
"When it comes to symptoms and science and detection of those, sometimes individuals escape detection".
On March 14, he arrived at Mississauga Hospital.
Ontario's ministry of health announced today there were another 47 confirmed cases since yesterday, bringing the provincial total to 424.
Tomorrow, Parliament will resume so the House of Commons can debate and pass emergency legislation to help Canadians cope with the COVID-19 crisis.
"This does speak to the seriousness of COVID-10 as an infection", stated Dr. Charles Gardner, the health unit's chief medical officer of health. The residents are being isolated and treated at the long-term care home. The three included a 61-year-old male, an 89-year-old male and a 94-year-old female.
The number of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada rose to 1,472 by the end of Sunday, an increase of 141 over the previous 24 hours.