Tracking Every Coronavirus Case in Toronto (MAP)

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Details are accurate as of Thursday, April 9/Google Maps

Editor’s Note: This piece will be continuously updated as more information — and positive cases — becomes available.

All information is accurate as of Thursday, April 9 at 10:30 am.

The number of known coronavirus cases in Ontario continues to progressively increase, with officials confirming 5,759 cases as of Thursday, April 9.

According to the Ministry of Health, 88,698 residents have been approved for COVID-19 testing, while 1,208 are still waiting for their results. Of the 5,759 positive cases in the province, 2,305 patients (40% of all cases) have recovered and 200 (3.5%) have died.

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Of these cases in Ontario, Toronto Public Health says it is currently monitoring 1,570 coronavirus cases in the city. Currently, 156 of these people are hospitalized, 71 are in ICU, and 49 of these cases have died. To date, there have been 84 other people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Toronto who have recovered from their illness.

To give a better understanding of the virus and its impacts here in the city, we’ve mapped every known public location any of the coronavirus patients visited in Toronto as of Thursday, April 9.

Please note, this map only includes known cases (both active and recovered) specifically in Toronto, not in the rest of the province. 

#1. A man in his 50s arrived in Toronto from Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the outbreak. After returning home he becomes the first “presumptive” case of the new coronavirus in Canada. The man called 911 as soon as he felt sick with relatively minor symptoms and was placed in isolation after visiting Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital. He has since recovered at home and has been cleared after testing.

#2. The wife of the Toronto man who was Canada’s first “presumptive” case of the new coronavirus becomes the second presumptive case. The woman was kept in home isolation and has since been cleared after testing.

#3. Toronto health officials announced the city’s third case and the fourth in the province, a Toronto woman in her 20s who arrived in home from China. She attended North York General Hospital and was later discharged and went into self-isolation at home where she has since recovered.

#4. TPH confirmed a woman in her 60s who recently returned home from Iran had tested positive for the coronavirus and attended the emergency department at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She was then discharged and is presently at home in self-isolation.

#5. Health officials confirmed the husband of the wife who returned from Iran also tested positive for the virus. The man visited the emergency department of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre the day after his wife and currently remains home in isolation.

#6. Officials confirmed a man in his 80s who recently travelled to Egypt returned to Toronto on February 20 and went to the Scarborough Health Network’s General Hospital’s emergency department where he tested positive. He remains in self-isolation.

#7. Health officials confirmed a man in his 50s had returned home to Toronto after recently travelling to Iran. He was treated at Sunnybrook Hospital and currently remains at home in self-isolation.

#8. A man in his 60s, who recently travelled to Iran, tested positive for the virus at North York General Hospital. He currently remains at home in self-isolation.

#9. A woman in her 60s, who had recently travelled to Egypt returned to Toronto on February 20 and was seen at a Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill nine days later. The woman was also a passenger on a GO bus to Richmond Hill from Pearson International Airport while symptomatic. She is now recovering in self-isolation at home.

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#10. A man in his 60s had recently returned home to Toronto from Iran and had sought care at Sunnybrook Hospital. He currently remains in self-isolation.

#11. A man in his 50s, who returned home to Toronto from Iran on February 29 had presented himself to North York General Hospital. He remains at home in self-isolation.

#12. A man in his 40s, who had travelled to Las Vegas on February 28, returned home and attended Toronto Western Hospital and is now recovering in self-isolation. Upon arriving at home, the patient subsequently took various forms of public transit before being tested, including the TTC, GO Transit, and Mississauga’s MiWay Transit.

#13. A man in his 20s who returned from Italy on March 3 went to Mount Sinai Hospital’s emergency department in Toronto and is now recovering in self-isolation.

#14. Health officials confirmed a woman in her 40s who returned from Colorado on March 2 tested positive at Sunnybrook Hospital. She is now recovering at home in self-isolation.

#15. A man in his 60s had visited Washington, DC, earlier this month and was seen at North York General Hospital’s emergency department. He is now recovering at home in self-isolation.

#16. A woman in her 60s who had recently travelled to France was confirmed to have the virus after visiting Scarborough General Hospital. She is now recovering at home in self-isolation.

#17. TPH confirmed a man in his 80s had contracted the virus after returning home from Iran. He is the 33rd case in the province and is currently in self-isolation at North York General Hospital.

#18. TPH confirmed a woman in her 70s had contracted the virus after returning home from Iran. She is the 34th case in the province and is currently in self-isolation at North York General Hospital.

#19. TPH confirmed a man in his 40s had returned home from travelling in Switzerland and visited St. Joseph’s Health Centre. He is currently in self-isolation at home.

#20. On March 10, officials announced a Sudbury man in his 50s had attended a mining convention in Toronto on March 2 and 3 at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre. He went to Health Sciences North with symptoms on March 7 and is now home in self-isolation.

#21. On March 11, TPH confirmed a man in his 30s who returned from travelling in the US, visited Toronto Western where he tested positive for the virus. He is currently at home in self-isolation. He is the 39th confirmed case in the province.

#22. On the evening of March 11, TPH confirmed a woman in her 40s, who had recently returned home from travelling in the US, tested positive at St Joseph’s Health Centre. She is now in self-isolation.

#23. On March 12, TPH confirmed a man in his 20s who was in close contact with someone with the virus had visited Sunnybrook Hospital where he also tested positive for the virus. He is now in self-isolation.

#24. On March 12, TPH confirmed a Toronto man in his 70s who had recently returned from travelling in the US tested positive for the virus at Mississauga Hospital. He is now in self-isolation.

#25. On March 12, TPH confirmed a man in his 40s who had returned from travelling in the US tested positive for the virus at St Michael’s Hospital. He is now in self-isolation.

#26. On March 12, TPH confirmed a woman in her 20s who had returned from travelling in Europe had tested positive for the virus at Trillium Health Partners. She is now in self-isolation.

#27. On March 12, TPH confirmed a baby boy (under the age of one) tested positive for the virus at North York General. He was in close contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. The baby is now in self-isolation.

#28. On March 12, TPH confirmed a man in his 30s tested positive for the virus at North York General. He was in close contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. The man is now in self-isolation.

#29. On March 12, TPH confirmed a man in his 20s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after travelling in the US. He is now in self-isolation.

#30. On March 12, TPH confirmed a man in his 60s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after returning home from travelling in the US. He is now in self-isolation.

#31. On March 12, TPH confirmed a woman in her 60s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after returning home from travelling in the US. She is now in self-isolation.

#32. On March 13, TPH announced a man in his 70s tested positive at Sunnybrook after travelling in Egypt. He is now in self-isolation.

#33. On March 13, TPH announced a woman in his 70s tested positive at Sunnybrook after travelling in Egypt. She is now in self-isolation.

#34. On March 13, TPH announced a man in his 40s tested positive for the virus at Mt. Sinai after being in close contact with someone who recently travelled in the US. He is now in self-isolation.

#35: On March 13, TPH announced a man in his 60s had tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after travelling in the US. He is now in self-isolation.

#36. On March 13, TPH announced a woman in her 20s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after travelling in the US. She is now in self-isolation.

#37. On March 13, TPH announced a woman in her 60s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after travelling in the US. She is now in self-isolation.

#38. On March 13, TPH announced a man in his 20s tested positive for the virus at Sunnybrook after being in close contact with someone who recently travelled to the US. He is now in self-isolation.

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Since March 13, the province has announced 14 other cases here in Toronto but had not released the details on what hospitals they visited or their travel history.

On Sunday, March 15, the province of Ontario announced 39 new coronavirus cases, 12 of which are here in Toronto. However, given the volume of the new cases, details of each individual case were not released.

On Monday, March 16, health officials confirmed 32 new cases in the province, with 11 new cases here in Toronto. However, given the volume of the new cases, details of each individual case were not released.

On Tuesday, March 17, health officials confirmed 12 new cases in the province, none of which are in Toronto. Additionally, the province recorded its first death due to COVID-19.

On Wednesday, March 18, health officials confirmed 23 new cases in the province, three of which are in Toronto. However, given the volume of the new cases, details of each individual case were not released.

On Thursday, March 19, health officials confirmed 43 new cases in the province, eight of which are in Toronto. Additionally, Toronto Public Health said 11 individuals are currently hospitalized as a result of the virus.

On Friday, March 20, health officials confirmed 50 new cases in the province, marking the largest single-day jump thus far. Two of the cases are in Toronto.

On Monday, March 23, health officials announced the largest single-day jump this far with 78 new cases in the province.

On Tuesday, March 24, health officials confirmed 85 new coronavirus cases in Ontario, bringing total to 588, marking the largest single-day jump since the virus began to spread in Ontario.

On Wednesday, March 25, health officials confirmed 100 new cases in the province, bringing the total number to 688.

On Thursday, March 26, Ontario confirmed 170 new coronavirus cases, spiking numbers to 858. This marks the largest single-day jump since the coronavirus began to spread in Ontario — a record that has continuously been surpassed.

On Friday, March 27, health officials confirmed 135 new known cases of COVID-19, bringing the total up to 993 confirmed cases. Additionally, three more patients have died of the illness, according to the province’s most recent update. All the details of the cases announced Friday are pending.

On Saturday, March 28, the Province of Ontario confirmed 151 new known cases of COVID-19, bringing the total up to 1,142 confirmed cases as of Saturday.

On Sunday, March 29, the Province of Ontario confirmed 211 new known cases of COVID-19, bringing the province’s total up to 1,355. Additionally, two more patients have died from the illness.

On Monday, March 30, the province confirmed 351 new coronavirus cases, as the province reaches 1,706. Currently, the GTA accounts for 61.4% of Ontario’s cases.

On Tuesday, March 31, health officials announced 260 new cases in the province, a 15.2% increase from Monday, bringing the province’s total to 1,966.  The GTA now accounts for 59.1% of the province’s cases.

On Wednesday, April 1. health officials announced 426 new cases in the province bringing the total to 2,392, a 21.7% increase from Tuesday and marking the largest single-day jump since the coronavirus began to spread in Ontario. The GTA now accounts for 56% of the province’s cases, which is down slightly from Tuesday.

On Thursday, April 2, health officials announced 401 new cases in the province, which is down slightly from Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 2,793. The GTA accounts for 53.6% of the province’s cases.

On Friday, April 3, health officials announced 462 new cases, marking the largest single-day jump thus far, bringing the province’s total to 3,255, up 16.5% from Thursday. The GTA accounts for 53% of the province’s cases.

On Saturday, April 4, health officials confirmed 375 new cases, bringing the province’s total to 3,630. Additionally, officials confirmed. 27 new deaths.

On Sunday, April 5, health officials announced 408 new cases, bringing the province’s total to 4,038. Additionally, officials confirmed 25 more deaths.

On Monday, April 6, health officials confirmed 309 new cases, which is the lowest single-day increase since March 31. This brought the province’s total number of cases to 4,347. The GTA now accounts for 51.9% of the province’s total number of cases.

On Tuesday, April 7, health officials confirmed 379 new cases bringing the province’s total number to 4,726, up just 8.7% from Monday. The GTA now accounts for 51.5% of the province’s total number of cases.

On Wednesday, April 8, health officials announced 550 new cases, bringing the province’s total to 5,276. This is an 11.6% increase from Tuesday. The GTA now accounts for 51.8% of the province’s total number of cases.

On Thursday, April 9, health officials announced 483 new cases, bringing the province’s total to 5,759 a 9.2% jump from Wednesday. The GTA now accounts for 52.5% of the province’s total number of cases.

Now that COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, there’s a heightened effort to prevent the spread of the virus, which includes the encouragement of social distancing and the cancellation of many events, including sports games, festivals, and conferences. You can find a list of everything that’s been cancelled in Toronto here.

Furthermore, Premier Doug Ford has declared a State of Emergency in Ontario, which includes the prohibition of any organized events of over 5 people and calls on the following closures:

  • All playgrounds, sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, off-leash dog parks, beaches, skateboard and BMX parks, picnic areas, outdoor community gardens, park shelters, outdoor exercise equipment, condo parks and gardens, and other outdoor recreational amenities.
  • Facilities providing recreational programs
  • Libraries
  • Private Schools
  • Licensed child care centres
  • Bars and restaurants (takeout and delivery permitted)
  • Theatres, cinemas and concert venues

While the outbreak is a serious public health concern on a global scale, most people who contract the coronavirus do not become seriously ill, and only a small percentage require intensive care. Older people and those with existing health conditions, like heart or lung disease, are at higher risk.

All information is accurate as of Thursday, April 9 at 10:30 am.

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