There was no federal announcement today;


Premier Ford urged residents to get tested if they are worried or unwell and mentioned the province will release ‘detailed’ COVID-19 testing strategy next week.

The Premier expressed his disappointment with the amount of people gathered (and not
respecting physical distancing) at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto yesterday; he asked residents to stay vigilant and responsible

 Reiterated the importance of ramping up testing and highlighted:
– There are 129 testing centres in the province
– 11,383 tests were completed yesterday
 Premier urged people worried, not feeling well or anyone who has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 to go to a nearby Assessment Centre for testing
 Reinforced you do not need an appointment and will not be turned away – if you want to be tested, you will be able to get tested
 Contact your family doctor, Telehealth or local public health unit to find a nearby Assessment Centre
 Stressed anyone who has already been tested and received a negative result can still contract the virus and asked residents not feeling well to go get tested again
 Premier added the province will unveil a new targeted testing strategy next week that will focus on various sectors and hotspots.


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

2,260 total confirmed cases 33 new cases* since yesterday, 68 confirmed cases in hospital, 17 of which are in Intensive Care 291 cases among health care workers, of which 186 cases have resolved*2 new fatalities 178 total confirmed fatalities 1,288 resolved cases, which equals about 56% 14 institutional outbreaks under COVID-19 protocols: 9 Long-Term Care/Retirement Homes 4 Community Care Settings 1 Child Care Centre 42 institutional outbreaks declared over

o New resolved outbreaks

§ Vita Community Living

§ Kerry’s Place Autism Services

§ Mackenzie Health Hospital

*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.

As of this morning, there are:

25,500 total cases (19,477 resolved); with 2,073 related fatalities in Ontario 84,081 total cases (1,189 increase in last 24 hours); with 6,380 related fatalities in Canada (103 new in the last 24 hours)

· Over 5.2 million total cases worldwide with cases in 216 countries, areas or territories; 337,736 related fatalities reported to WHO