covid tracking

Ontario Stage II Opening

I’ve read some great stories recently about successes with the Contact Tracing in Ontario: springing wide-spread testing on whole buildings where you know there was a case, to catch anyone else who might be infected before it spreads further.

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The New Normal

Ontario is making some very small moves to “open up” the economy again, because we are seeing consistent downward trends in the number of new cases & deaths. That’s great, and I’m super happy about the finally declining numbers (only several weeks later than I predicted), but what’s the new normal actually going to be LIKE?

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Ontario Coronavirus Futures

Today’s disturbing Ontario numbers – 380 new cases – have to be understood in the ‘more testing’ context, obviously wider testing is going to uncover newer/more cases. What’s ALARMING about the number isn’t so much the size, as the fact that the test positive rate was so high.

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Coronavirus Ontario/Toronto Update

Ontario is still on track for low-thousands of cases with a dozen or two death total. In the last three days (March 17, 18, 19), the province reported 22, 44, and 36 new cases, total now 251 with 2 deaths. Toronto: 20, 7, and 18, total now 128 and zero deaths, 11 people hospitalized, 4 in intensive care. 

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