The other case involves a man in his 60s who returned from Washington, D.C. on March 3 and went to North York General Hospital on Saturday. Additionally, general information on each new confirmed case of COVID-19, including gender, age, public health unit, hospital (if applicable), where acquired and status will also be provided.
"We take our lead from Toronto Public Health, and they have not recommended any additional precautions outside of what was outlined for the community in the letter", he said.
All four of the patients have been released into self-isolation.
The Toronto District School Board says staff and students at a school in the city's Rosedale neighbourhood may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus after a person attended the school on March 4.
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Health experts, including officials at the World Health Organization and Canada's health ministry , can not emphasize this enough. Washing hands is better than hand sanitizer , whenever possible because the gel often leaves behind a few germs.
The Public Health Agency of Canada has rated the public-health risk from the virus as low, but the latest cases come as the outbreak continues around the world and as governments are taking steps to try to address the situation. She presented herself to the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre's emergency department in Toronto.
Alberta's third presumed case of the virus is a man who had recently been on a Grand Princess Cruise before returning to the province on February 21, the province's press release said.
Of the 32 positive cases of COVID-19 in Ontario, four have been resolved after the patients had tested negative on consecutive occasions at least 24 hours apart.
A letter sent to staff and students at Whitney Junior Public School from Dr. Eileen de Villa at Toronto Public Health has advised them of potential exposure to COVID-19. Most were in Ontario and British Columbia, with three in Quebec and now one in Alberta.