May 23, 2020 by mayorpellegrini | May 23, 2020 | COVID-19 Update KEY UPDATES FEDERAL/PROVINCIAL No updates today from the federal and provincial governments YORK REGION The new york.ca/covid19 web page is live today, if you have any trouble accessing the page, please clear your web browser’s cache; alternatively, you can access the page by going to york.ca, clicking on the “Health” tab at the top of the page and selecting “COVID-19; Google needs time to update search results and will promote more widely via a Media Release and social media on Monday. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario says dentists can now offer other essential in-person services with enhanced precautions in addition to emergency or urgent care. York Region municipalities are slowly re-opening: o Newmarket begins to gradually re-open outdoor recreational amenities for public use and launches a Mentorship Access Program to support small and medium-sized businesses with guidance on how to adapt to these unprecedented times o Aurora to re-open select recreational facilities o Richmond Hill begins re-opening park amenities o King Township re-opening some outdoor facilities June 1 Below is a summary of the detailed information contained in the Interactive Dashboard – Cases at //york.ca/covid19 2,230 total confirmed cases 41 new cases* since yesterday73 confirmed cases in hospital, 19 of which are in Intensive Care289 cases among health care workers, of which 185 cases have resolved*4 new fatalities176 total confirmed fatalities 1,223 resolved cases, which equals about 55%17 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols: 9 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 6 Community Care Settings 1 Hospital 1 Child Care Centre 39 institutional outbreaks declared over *Data quality is an ongoing process and may result in the more/less cases reported on a day-over-day basis or other changes to how cases are classified (e.g., municipality, acquisition, etc.). These data quality activities have also resulted in the re-categorization of individuals. Data quality activities do not increase or decrease total case counts. NEW: All dashboard data, including case demographics and institutional outbreaks (including the number of resident and health care worker positive cases), can be found by clicking on the “COVID-19 in York Region” box, or for quick reference, is available here. The data can still be filtered by municipality. As of this morning, there are: 25,040 total cases (19,146 resolved); with 2,048 related fatalities in Ontario 82,892 total cases (412 increase in last 24 hours); with 6,277 related fatalities in Canada (27 new in the last 24 hours) · Over 5.1 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 333,446 related fatalities reported to WHO KING TOWNSHIP Unfortunately 2 new cases reported today in King.