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❗️FULL military report on conditions of five #LTC homes in #Ontario during the #COVID19 #pandemic.

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Status of #COVID19 in #Ontario [May 23 10:30am]: 25040 known cases* (412 new cases, 2048 total deaths, 27 new deaths)

See THREAD for more graphs📈⤵️

#covid19Canada #COVIDー19 #onhealth #COVID_19 #covidontario #COVID19ontario #onpoli
A closer look at #COVIDー19 daily changes in #Ontario🎢

New cases: 412
New deaths: 27
New resolved: 379

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
#COVIDー19 daily new/resolved cases in #Ontario:

New cases: 412
New resolved: 379

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
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Status of #COVID19 in #Ontario [May 22 10:30am]: 24628 known cases* (441 new cases, 2021 total deaths, 28 new deaths)

See THREAD for more graphs📈⤵️

#covid19Canada #COVIDー19 #onhealth #COVID_19 #covidontario #COVID19ontario #onpoli
A closer look at #COVIDー19 daily changes in #Ontario🎢

New cases: 441
New deaths: 28
New resolved: 258

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
#COVIDー19 daily new/resolved cases in #Ontario:

New cases: 441
New resolved: 258

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
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Status of #COVID19 in #Ontario [May 20 10:30am]: 23774 known cases* (390 new cases, 1962 total deaths, 43 new deaths)

See THREAD for more graphs📈⤵️

#covid19Canada #COVIDー19 #onhealth #COVID_19 #covidontario #COVID19ontario #onpoli
A closer look at #COVIDー19 daily changes in #Ontario🎢

New cases: 390
New deaths: 43
New resolved: 292

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
#COVIDー19 daily new/resolved cases in #Ontario:

New cases: 390
New resolved: 292

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
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MEGAThread on Doug Ford Re: Social Assistance, Budget & Hypocrisy

May 15th 2020, Ford was asked if he'd top up disability assistance during the crisis, as many vulnerable folks are struggling to survive this crisis on the current, below poverty line amount given. His response:
However, on April 17th 2020 Doug Ford made this statement and committed that "I won't spare one penny to make sure that happens"
(Regarding the priority to "ensure the health & well-being of the people of Ontario"
In March, Ontario gave funding to foodbanks & non profits. That was their bandaid for the almost 1mill vulnerable folks on social assistance: giving charities funds so that those at high risk right now must go out & beg at an already overwhelmed foodbank.
news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/03… Image
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Status of #COVID19 in #Ontario [May 16 10:30am]: 22313 known cases* (391 new cases, 1858 total deaths, 33 new deaths)

See THREAD for more graphs📈⤵️

#covid19Canada #COVIDー19 #onhealth #COVID_19 #covidontario #COVID19ontario #onpoli
A closer look at #COVIDー19 daily changes in #Ontario🎢

New cases: 391
New deaths: 33
New resolved: 379

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
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In UK/Wales, occupations w/ increased risk of COVID-death:

NOT nurses, doctors

INSTEAD:
taxi, bus, coach drivers, chauffeurs
security guards
nursing assistants, care workers
admin & secretaries
chefs
sales, retail assistants
construction, process, plant & machine operations
Crap. I meant to link to the person whose tweet drew my attention to this, but I can't find him now. Here's the UK/Wales Office for National Statistics site.

Thinking of the reports of COVID19 deaths in Toronto taxi drivers right now.

ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulati…
UK/Wales risk of COVID-19 exposure by occupation:

ons.gov.uk/employmentandl…

UK/Wales #COVID-19 deaths by occupation:

ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulati…
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Thread: Dump bad equations. They lead to bad decisions.

On May 10, Mr. @BorisJohnson proposed a simple equation to determine #COVID Alert Level. He then explained how the reopening policy could be shaped based on this "Threat Level".



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In this thread, I will explain why this equation is not only wrong, but is also completely unnecessary — especially when we have clear alternative measures that can guide #COVID policies and decisions.

* Fast forward to tweet # 11 if you already know Dimensional Analysis.

2/
One of the first subjects in physics is "Dimensional Analysis". It needs to be emphasized more in high school and college physics courses.

See this @wikipedia article for a technical description:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimension…

3/
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Open Letter to Doug Ford Premier of Ontario @fordnation
You have done a stellar job of managing the current medical crisis we are all going through in #Ontario. You have been sober and serious when needed and shown optimism when appropriate. This has changed many voter's
opinion of you. You have gone from the "buck a beer" frat guy to a serious and respected leader. I fear you now risk all this if you do not follow the scientists and doctors who have been leading us under your stewardship. They have made it clear that we need 14 days of less than
200 new #COVID19 cases in #Ontario before we open things up. We have all sacrificed what we so recently took for granted to #FlattenTheCurve and give our brave women and men of healthcare a chance to prepare for this pandemic. Please do not undo all this work and open to quickly
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Status of #COVID19 in #Ontario [May 3 10:30am]: 17553 known cases* (434 new cases, 1216 total deaths, 40 new deaths)

See thread for more graphs📈⤵️

#covid19Canada #COVIDー19 #onhealth #COVID_19 #covidontario #COVID19ontario #onpoli
A closer look at #COVIDー19 daily changes in #Ontario🎢

New cases: 434
New deaths: 40
New resolved: 615

Thicker line is 7 day moving average.
#COVID19 #COVID19ON #covid19Canada #onhealth
*Cases under-reported due to limited testing. Potential mild/asymptomatic #COVID19 cases not tested, advised to self-isolate. #COVIDー19 cases after 4pm the day prior not counted. iPHIS cases/deaths under-stated compared to MLTC #.

Data: ontario.ca/page/2019-nove…
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Deloitte, 2017: "Operations will cease to be delivered by humans."

Deloitte: The #Future of Operations, Deloitte Global Impact Report, Nov 13 2017

#FourthIndustrialRevolution
#ControlledDemolition

#Covid19 is the conduit to the #4IR now in full motion. As people come to terms w/ what is being forced upon humanity, we will soon regret that we did not unite to oppose to draconian lockdowns/expanding surveillance that will serve to protect/insulate ruling classes from revolt.
#UBI (universal basic income) is a tool designed by the rich to stave off #Molotov cocktails - while at the same time enriching themselves even further. The ruling class knows full well what they are unleashing - but the citizenry does not.

#ControlledDemolition
#2020Reset
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Thread: Comparing the emergency response for vulnerable folks from British Columbia vs Ontario.

I want you to read this thread, then try to tell me that Ford is doing a "good job" for vulnerable Ontarians.

First, let's compare the provincial crisis response to homeless...
In Ontario, they still have the Safe Streets Act which police enforce. This act, if continued to be enforced, will cost lives of homeless people due to them needing to go to more dangerous lengths to not be seen by the police. theconversation.com/ontarios-safe-…
In Ontaro, social programs have been cut, the foodbank is limited to 1 trip per month, ppl are still expected to live on the streets. They opened a respite centre in Ottawa to shower, not to stay at. cbc.ca/news/canada/ot…
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NEW: Our 4/22 model release involves updated estimates for previously included locations in the US and Europe, and a more in-depth examination of the results.

We also have #COVID19 predictions for Puerto Rico and by province in Canada.

🆕healthdata.org/covid/updates

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As we add new locations to our production pipeline, we will focus on producing estimates for locations that have reported a minimum of 50 cumulative deaths to date.
For example, in today’s release we show results for four Canadian provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec) that have met the threshold, but not for other provinces. ➡️covid19.healthdata.org/projections
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#COVID19 #ONTARIO Apr 20 projection slides🚨:
ICU usage much better than expected with significant remaining capacity!

#COVID19ON #COVIDontario #COVID19Ontario
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DOCTORS OF #ONTARIO🚨🩺
Physicians in outpatient clinics (family MDs, specialists) have been severely affected by #COVID19, w/ decreased pt volumes & shift to virtual care. However, we are waiting for @ONThealth+@celliottability to compensate us fairly for our work. (Thread 1/12)
Despite implementation of telephone billing codes, they’re not expected to be processed by @ONTHealth until June, which means MD’s don’t get paid for work done in March-June 2020 until July. This is unacceptable & inappropriate. (2/12) cbc.ca/amp/1.5532209#…
.@OntariosDoctors continue to manage acute/urgent cases & prevent pts from ending up in overwhelmed ERs. We still immunize babies, care for pregnant women, perform essential assessments in person & virtually. The tele codes also aren’t equivalent to regular billing codes. (3/12)
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To my surprise I have not seen any public criticism of the recent Emergency Order in #Ontario that permits virtual signing of Wills & POAs. The more I think about it, the more concerned I am. So here is a thread of what’s been keeping me up @ night. But first, some context. 1/22
I don’t draft Wills and rarely draft POAs. I see POAs in action (or lack thereof) when there are consent/capacity issues. I have serious concerns about undue influence and capacity and believe we must continue to be mindful of these issues in this new physically distant world.
The new process looks like this: Grantor signs on video-call, delivers signed docs to each witness; witnesses sign on video-conference; 2nd witness may return originals to grantor. So 2-3 Zooms and the document gets sent around 1-3x. Annoying, but not so bad, right? Think again
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Tamil healthcare workers on the COVID-19 frontline

With healthcare workers across the globe working to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we look at some of the Tamils on the frontlines of the battle to save lives.

tamilguardian.com/content/tamil-…

#tamil #coronavirus #COVID19 Image
“From a personal experience, the last couple of weeks have been challenging and tiring... Seeing our colleagues having to self isolate one by one only adds to the pressure.”

Ashmi Ganeshamoorthy, Doctor, London #NHS
"We will get through this together and be back to our daily routines soon. But until then we all have a duty to be nice and help each other. Support yourself, your family, friends, neighbours and work colleagues."

Arun Kirupakaran, Doctor, London #NHS Image
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Critical Care #Ontario Apr 1📈:

2012 crit care beds w/ 1602 crit care pts (79.6% capacity)
162 confirmed #COVID19 (10.1%)
345 suspected #Covid_19 (21.5%)

276 confirmed+suspected #Covid_19 w/ invasive ventilation

Take #SocialDistancing seriously: #StayHome & #FlattenTheCurve!
Researchers/clinicians: covid19resources.ca for useful resources/initiatives @MoriartyLab

A centralized data analytics & visualization hub for #COVID19ON: howsmyflattening.ca @obenfine

Spare #PPE to donate? Pls consider donating to hospitals⤵️
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Growth rate is key during a disease outbreak. The rate of growth in the the total confirmed #cases in #Canada seems to be showing signs of slowing and pulling away from the continued steep trend line seen, for example, in the United States (Green). #COVID19 #coronavirus 1/25
This is a +ve sign, but still very early to tell, esp. with an est. 1M+ #Canadians having just returned from travel, and #COVID-19 #testing only targeting >severe cases (due to rationing & backlog in lab testing), we don’t have a good grasp on the level of community spread. 2/25
The number of total cases is what we want to know, but the true number of these is not known. Not by us epidemiologists, nor by any other research, governmental or reporting institution. 3/25
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Need your help.
Went to my local bike store today, + they told me they're closing as of midnight tonight. The premier of #Quebec has declared them "non-essential" (while keeping auto shops + government-monopoly liquor + cannabis stores open).
In neighboring province of #Ontario, they remain open, as in NYC (in spite of fact that @BilldeBlasio is fantastically un-woke on sustainable transport).
At a time when many people don't want to take #transit for risk of getting sick, bikes are individualized transport to people who have to get to work safely, with safe physical distancing. (Especially true in #Montreal, which has lately built great separated bike lanes).
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Reading the 2019-20 Financial Accountability Office report on #onted expenditures for 2019-2020. Makes for some interesting reading, as well as fact checking @Sflecce & @fordnation's misinformation campaign. Read it yourself here: fao-on.org/web/default/fi…
@Sflecce @fordnation The #Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan accounts for 1.7 billion dollars of the 31 billion dollar budget, or 5.4% (page 16). #ontedstrike
@Sflecce @fordnation Impact of new class size targets on the number of teachers by school year (Page 22). #onted #ontedstrike
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Join in and share your insights!
Today, I’ll be tweeting ideas & thoughts about #Integrating #ONhealth care as part of an amazing learning conversation with @wwodchis @JodemeGoldhar @Dr_KerryK @jayshaw29, @baker_ross, @Dr_SteeleGray @wwodchis & @Anne_Wojtak from @ihpmeuoft
A map of our current #ONhealth system shows various functions, structures and organizations, but without a clear shared purpose:
So then, without a clear shared purpose, how can #patients, caregivers & providers have an experience of an #integrated #ONhealth system?

Start by building up from the core of care delivery:
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Part of @OSCA_est2008's mission is to educate- here goes. In response to yesterday's incredible misunderstanding of an arrest by Special Constables on a #TTC streetcar (disclaimer- These comments are my own and do not reflect @TTC_CEU or anyone else at @TTC): #Toronto #topoli
Lots to unpack here. Stay with me:
1) SPCs and Fare Inspectors are NOT the same. SPCs are Peace Officers. Fare Inspectors are civilians.
2) The subject was not beat up/assaulted. He was arrested. Lawfully. By Peace Officers (SPCs). After responding to riders requesting help.
3) SPCs are authorized to carry prohibited weapons, such as pepper spray/foam and to use reasonable force BASED ON THE SUBJECT'S BEHAVIOUR.
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#FakeTory #BlockedByOToole' that's ok I believe in a real Blue Tory @jimkarahalios not a damn establishment candidate at the CPC. Who believes real supporters of the party and won't slap the soldiers that died for us and our country. We are Canadian's, we follow by example #PPC
I can see His tweets anytime!
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