The health authorities from Ontario stated that they had confirmed another positive case of coronavirus in Toronto. According to Dr. David Williams, a medical officer of health, the province now has eight occurrences of COVID-19. The patient is an older man in his 80s, with a travel record to Egypt.
The reports indicate that he arrived in Toronto on February 20 and then arrived at the Scarborough Health Network’s General Hospital’s emergency only on Thursday.
Officials declared that the patient was isolated as he was tested for coronavirus and released the same day because he was feeling better. He then went home and remained there. The Ontario Ministry of Health stated: “Toronto Public Health is actively engaged in contact tracing and case management.” The government also detailed that Ontario’s first three cases are all solved, each patient getting two consecutive negative tests at approximately 24 hours apart.
Details on Ontario’s New Case of Coronavirus COVID-19
Ontario announced unfortunate news of a man in his 80s who got infected by the coronavirus. The man traveled to Egypt and then back in Toronto. Currently, he is in quarantine at his home. The breakdown of the virus known as coronavirus or COVID-19 started in China, and that region continues to have the most cases so far. The cases, however, are widespread as Italy, South Korea, or Iran faced the lethal virus reaching alarming numbers of cases.
Iran, for example, got 388 incidents and 34 death. In Canada, the patients were related to regions such as British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, and traveled to Iran.
Ontario’s previous case involved a man in his 50s who returned to Toronto from Iran on February 26. He went to the emergency of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre the following day. Strict protocols were applied at the hospital, and the man was isolated. He returned home the same day for a full recovery.