Prime Minister Trudeau and the federal Ministers did not make announcements today. Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, posted her update online.


Today’s announcement focused on spring flooding

· The Province of Ontario released their Flood Mitigation strategy on March 9

· Ontario continues to closely monitor water levels in all areas of the province and is ready to respond if necessary


· We continue to update our with new information including:

o A Community Gardens use Fact Sheet

· York Region has increased enforcement in the Regional Forests this weekend – see Facebook and Twitter

· York Region Public Health is not considering restrictions on car parades so long as residents:

o Continue to adhere to physical distancing of at least two metres, including while observing from your home or street

o Only get into vehicles with members of your immediate household

o Abide by the rules of the road including no filming of the parade while driving

o Do not litter decorations while participating

Positive news around our region

· Highway 11 Cruisers rev up in support of Newmarket’s Southlake hospital showing their #SpiritofYR COVID-19 IN YORK REGION


There will be a Council meeting this Monday May 4th at 6pm.

There are 22 Total Confirmed Cases in King
3 Active
17 Resolved
2 Fatalities
Non in hospital

· Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at

In York Region, as of May 2, at 5 p.m. there are:

– 1,612 confirmed cases

– 44 new cases since yesterday

– 3 new fatalities

– 64 confirmed cases in hospital, 15 of which are in Intensive Care

– 86 cases among health care workers

– 109 total confirmed deaths

– 722 resolved cases, which equals about 45%

– 39 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols:

o 16 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes

o 22 Community Care Settings

o 1 Hospital

– 5 institutional outbreaks declared over

The comprehensive list of outbreaks (including the number of resident and health care worker positive cases) is available on The data can be filtered by municipality.

To access this list, select the blue drop-down menu titled Interactive Dashboard – Outbreaks in Long-Term Care and Community Care Settings

As of this morning, there are:

· 17,119 total cases (11,390 resolved); with 1,176 related deaths in Ontario

· 55,061 (1,404 increase) total cases; with 3,391 related deaths in Canada

· Over 3.2 million total cases worldwide with cases in 215 countries, areas or territories; 230,104 related deaths